Blanket closure of schools is a 'backward move', says Khairy

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 20 Jan 2022

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite the emergence of new Covid-19 clusters involving boarding schools, the Health Ministry will not be imposing a blanket closure as the cases are not severe.

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin also said that to implement widespread closures on boarding schools due to a manageable number of clusters would be a "backward move".

Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Next In Nation

Chorus of approval as PM sings the Umno song at general assembly
Wee: Moderation key to Malaysia’s diversity
High altitude, right attitude
Govt decides to maintain ceiling price of chicken and eggs
SMG bags journo awards
More mindful approach to obesity
PM files objection to Sanusi’s challenge to his royal pardon
Number of unemployed down by 0.3% in April
Loke: We’ve moved so far along from being political adversaries
Putrajaya to work with Johor on economic development

Others Also Read