KUALA LUMPUR: Genting Malaysia Bhd has extended the closure of its resorts operations until April 14 following the latest government announcement over the movement control order (MCO).
In a statement to Bursa Malaysia on Thursday, it said the closure affected Resorts World Genting, Resorts World Awana, Resorts World Kijal and Resorts World Langkawi.
On Wednesday, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced the extension of the MCO by another two weeks from March 31.
The number of Covid-19 coronavirus deaths in Malaysia rose to 21 as of midday Thursday following the death of a 63-year-old.
GentingM also said its UK operations including Resorts World Birmingham and all our other land based casinos in the UK were also temporarily closed.
This followed UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s national address to limit the spread of Covid-19 until further notice.
“Our online business GentingBet.com continues to operate, ” it said.
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