Covid-19: Harsher penalties against those who violate SOP, says PM

PETALING JAYA: The government will make amendments to the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 to impose harsher penalties against anyone found violating standard operating procedure (SOP) to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the Emergency Management Technical Committee has scrutinised provisions to the law to allow stricter and swifter enforcement of the SOP.

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