Our economy loses RM2.4bil every day MCO is active, says PM

PETALING JAYA: The country's economy is losing RM2.4bil every day business is suspended during the movement control order (MCO), says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pic).

The Prime Minister said however that the MCO was necessary to curb the spread of Covid-19 and save lives despite knowing that it would paralyse Malaysia's economic growth.

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