Johor Ruler urges Johoreans to be vigilant in Covid-19 fight


JOHOR BARU: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has reminded Johoreans to remain vigilant, in light of the sudden spike in Covid-19 cases and clusters in the state.

He said people should not take the Health Ministry’s SOP’s and guidelines for granted, such as the wearing of face masks, maintaining good hygiene and social distancing.

“Please avoid hosting unnecessary social gatherings or attracting crowds, as this is very dangerous.

“We should also be careful not to put our family members at risk, especially the young, elderly and those in poor health.

“None of us can afford to take things for granted, as the consequences will be dire for all. So please, adhere to the guidelines and regulations,” he said here on Thursday (Dec 3).

His Majesty added that the Covid-19 pandemic was a test from Allah for mankind and that there were lessons to be learned for all.

On Wednesday (Dec 2), there were 102 new cases in the state, bringing the total number of cases to 1,549.

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