KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's Motion Regulation (MCO) has been delayed again for another 14 days until May 12, announced by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Thursday (April 23).

According to Channel News Asia, April 23, 2020, the MCO, which began on March 18, has been doubled. It is expected to close on April 28.

"Although this number has shown positive results, the steps we are taking must continue until we are convinced that the outbreak of Kuwaiti 19 is completely controlled," Prime Minister Muhyiddin said in a televised speech ahead of Ramadan. .

With the latest delay, Malaysia will be under a total of 56 days of travel restrictions to curb the spread of the disease.

Under MCO regulations, interstate and international travel is prohibited. Schools and businesses need not be ordered closed while people are urged to stay home to break the chain of infection.

Malaysia had a total of 5,603 cases of cholera in 19 cases and 95 deaths as of Thursday. A total of 3,542 patients have recovered