Following the rise in positive COVID-19 cases in several localities in the country, the federal government has reimposed the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in Selangor and Federal Territory. This will come into effect starting 14 October 2020.
It’s been exactly 164 days since the faithful 18 March commencement of the Movement Control Order (MCO), introduced to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19 infections in the country. The current iteration of the MCO aka Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) is scheduled to end on 31 August 2020. With less than four days to go, the nation is on its feet as to whether the government will announce a further extension.
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) announced today that the Gerak Malaysia contact tracing app it developed in partnership with the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM), will be discontinued tomorrow, 31 July 2020.
With the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) allowing for unrestricted domestic travel, Malaysians can now visit family members in another city or perhaps take a much-deserved domestic holiday. SOCAR has seen an increased demand for contactless delivery of its cars to people’s houses and has now stepped up to offer expanded SOCAR-2-YOU coverage in Penang and Johor.
The nation’s major telecommunication companies—Celcom, Digi, Maxis, U Mobile, and Telekom Malaysia (through unifi Mobile) are extending access to the daily free 1GB “Productivity Internet” offer to 24 hours. Previously, the access to the daily free data was limited to between 8AM and 6PM. The extended hours will be effective from July 2020 until 31 December 2020.
With the relaxing of travel, business, and social restrictions under the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO), Malindo Air is resuming flights to almost all its domestics destinations in Malaysia, effective 12 June 2020. The low-cost airline is also kicking off its Balik Raya promo deals, with one-way fares starting from MYR199.
Grab has rolled out GrabProtect, a comprehensive set of safety and hygiene tech features, partnerships, and strict safety policies to minimise risks of the spread of COVID-19. As part of the programme, the company will be distributing hygiene kits including hand sanitisers and disinfectant spray to its 100,000 driver- and delivery-partners to protect their vehicles and delivery bags.