Very likely another quiet Hari Raya for many

All dressed up but nowhere to go: Serman with his wife Kartini Kaling, daughter Qaseeh Aina Qaleesya and son Qaayed Aryan Amsyar posing in their baju Raya last year. Unfortunately, they had to cancel their balik kampung plan because of the interstate ban.

PETALING JAYA: With the number of Covid-19 cases remaining high, the prospect of making the balik kampung journey to celebrate the coming Hari Raya Aidifitri with loved ones remains dim for many as travel restrictions are likely to be extended past Wednesday.

For 38-year-old teacher Serman Shah Murad based in Sandakan, Sabah, this will be his second year not celebrating the festivities with his 79-year-old mother in Serdang, Kedah.

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