Coronavirus Quarantine in Malaysia

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Movement Control Order / Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan / 行动管制令 




Heavy authority personnel were deployed to enforce restricted movement order on 18 March 2020. The spread of Coronavirus should not be taken lightly as the World Health Organization labelled COVID-19 as a pandemic in the year 2020. 



1. City under Quarantine






 In an effort to combat the spread of Covid-19, everyone is advised to stay at home until further official announcement.



2. Limited Train services



pkp / mco day 8 malaysia



Mass Rapid Transit service closed on non-peak time. It will be reopened on selective time. Most of the commuter are employees of essential services. 



3. Dengue Fever



Mosquito fogging during MCO/PKP 2020



Aedes mosquito are actively seeking vulnerable individual as food and the virus transmission are through infected mosquito bite. Mosquito fogging is when there are reported cases in the neighborhood.



4. Hand Sanitizer 



hand sanitizer 2020 MCO/PKP



Rubbing alcohol is now so widely accepted by consumer thanked to the COVID-19. Due to the rise of demand, healthcare companies are introducing different brands of rubbing alcohol to the market. It seem like Dettol could not fill the supply fast enough. 



5. Roadblock




Roadblock MCO/PKP 2020



In the early stage of restricted movement, food delivery riders are allowed to operate. Besides, Interstate are not allowed due to fear virus were to be transmitted to family members at rural states. 



Only 1 person in household allowed to go out buy essential items and the travel distance cannot be more than 10 KM. 



6. Takeaway 



Texas chicken no dining in MCO/PKP 2020



Prevention is better than cure. In fact, less likely any cure can be found to be effective against COVID-19. At this rate, social distancing is very important. A sneeze or cough could have devastating impact to the surrounding.



7. The Blame Game



China product at shelves MCO / PKP Coronavirus 2020


Fear on products from China is profound. Any products manufactured under the label "Made in China" were seen on the market shelves without much buyers. The latest blame game at political stage has inevitably affect consumer sentiment. 



8. AEON 8AM - 8PM



queue AEON MCO PKP Coronavirus



Due to the large influx of shoppers at specific time, grocery store at AEON is now limiting numbers of patrons into the store as a way to maintain social distancing.



9. Temperature Check and Hands Disinfectant


  
Sanitizer tunnel



Temperature checks and free hand sanitizer are common sight. A guard will ask you to stay out if high body temperature is detected. Lately, a sanitizer tunnel has been rolled out in order to disinfectant patron but soon later the plan is discontinued.



10. Landscape workers



landscape worker at work wearing mask



Let not forget contributions of essential workers at the front line battling to stop the spread of this pandemic risking their life in a duty for the public. Without proper city sanitation system, streets will be long run by street rats and pest.