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KUALA LUMPUR UPDATE

Updated 17/10/20 – 18,758 cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Kuala Lumpur City and surrounding areas including 176 deaths. Malaysia has further extended the recovery movement control order (RMCO) to December 31, 2020, while the ban on international tourists will remain in place, as Covid-19 cases across the globe continue to surge. As physical distancing restrictions, students returning to school, restaurants reopening nation-wide and workplaces preparing to welcome back employees. The City’s attractions and museums are open and all professional sporting events have already closed or cancelled. Businesses have been started reopening include grocers, healthcare providers, pharmacies, convenience stores, banks and transportation providers. We will continue to update on this page as we receive the more latest information.

Health and Safety Tips

We recommend visitors to consult local public health authorities for official information. Further, we recommend that visitors follow the safety guidelines, including:

• Clean your hands often by washing them with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 to 95 per cent alcohol.

• Avoid touching your eyes, nose & mouth with dirty hands.

• Don’t forget to wear a mask in publically places that cover your nose and mouth properly.

• Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve while coughing or sneezing to help protect others in case you’re infected with COVID-19 however don’t have symptoms (don’t use hands)

• Avoid contact with sick people

Links to Resources

Below, find links to information and advice from official authorities, and note that these continue to be updated in real-time.

Oct 12 (GMT)

• 563 new cases and 2 new deaths in Malaysia.

Oct 16 (GMT)

• 629 new cases and 6 new deaths in Malaysia.

FOR CONTINUOUS UPDATES HEAD TO FOLLOWING LINKS

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/malaysia/

https://twitter.com/KKMPutrajaya