Zero Covid-19 cases by mid-July, targets Health Ministry

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): With the Covid-19 situation in Malaysia well under control now, the Health Ministry projects zero new positive cases can be achieved by mid-July, provided people fully comply with the recovery movement control order (MCO) standard operating procedures (SOPs), says Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic).

The Health director-general said the ministry's modelling found this could be achieved if the SOPs, particularly on social distancing, wearing of face masks, frequently washing hands or using hand sanitisers were strictly followed.

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