Covid-19: Malaysian museums and galleries closed amid coronavirus fear


National Art Gallery in Kuala Lumpur will be closed until March 30. Photo: Filepic

The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry today announced the closure of several popular tourist attractions in the Klang Valley, including the National Art Gallery, National Library and Muzium Negara, amid recent developments in the spike of Covid-19 cases.

“After taking into consideration the rise in diagnostic of Covid-19 cases in the country that is high, and after discussion with the minister, the ministry has decided to close with immediate effect several places of attractions, ” the ministry said in a statement.

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