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As confusion reigns, Malaysia still chasing effective Covid-19 response

The movement control order came barely two months after the country exited the last one. PHOTO: AFP
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Uncertainty over MCO rules has been heightened by several states deciding to go their own way. Sabah and Sarawak are insisting they will continue under the less stringent Conditional MCO.

Penang and Sabah also decided to allow premises on the Hide list to reopen after just one day. All locations were allowed to reopen on Wednesday and there has yet to be a new publicly available Hide list, with Mr Khairy and Mr Ismail offering no new details at their press conferences this week.

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