Experts: Urgent measures required


Large numbers: People waiting to get their Covid-19 jab at Melawati Stadium in Shah Alam. — AZMAN GHANI/The Star

PETALING JAYA: Tight Covid-19 restrictions will likely remain in the Klang Valley, health experts say, as the country recorded a peak of 11,079 new cases, putting the healthcare system under further strain.

With two more weeks before the state of emergency is due to end on Aug 1, health experts said more should have been done to achieve the intended results of emergency powers.

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia epidemiologist Assoc Prof Dr Azmi Mohd Tamil said it was unlikely that the enhanced movement control order would end on Friday as scheduled.

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