What a sight. The usually busy thoroughfare Bukit Bintang empty on a Sunday Night during the movement control order.
No hawker stalls, shops shuttered, no tourists, no pedestrians and most of all no traffic jams. For the past seven weeks, Kuala Lumpur has been uncharacteristically deserted as people stayed indoors during the movement control order (MCO) to flatten the curve of Covid-19 infections. The Star photographer Azhar Mahfof captures the city under MCO through his camera lens.
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Kuala Lumpur during the MCO
Dinner at home, every day and every night.
Staff from Alam Flora sanitising the streets in Kampung Baru in Kuala Lumpur.
Junaidi Jaswar and his family pray at their home in Gombak during Ramadan since all mosques have been shut.
A deserted playground at Kampung Pandan.
KLIA came to a grinding halt with flights cancelled.
Never has the KLCC park been this empty.
Pusat Komuniti Sentul became a temporary shelter for the homeless during the movement control order.
A family on their way be tested for Covid-19 in Selayang Baru, as the area was placed under Enchanced movement control order.
Social distancing, the new normal.
At the markets, restaurants, and everywhere else - stay one metre away!
Yulia Jaswar makes sure her children do their school work at home during the movement control order.
Lights on, everyone is home!