Interactive: How Malaysia and other countries are easing their Covid-19 restrictions

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 31 May 2020

People separated by painted partitions to observe distancing while resting at Mytown shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur. — Chan Tak Kong/The Star

PETALING JAYA: More than half of the world's countries - including Malaysia - have eased lockdown restrictions that have been put in place to contain the spread of Covid-19, according to data from Oxford’s Blatavnik School of Government.

Out of the 117 countries which have rolled back on these curbs, Malaysia is the 18th most rigid in lifting regulations despite allowing most business sectors to reopen under its conditional movement control order beginning May 4.

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