Covid-19: So you want fried chicken during movement control period? Here’s what you need to know


  • Technology
  • Wednesday, 18 Mar 2020

Malaysians are encouraged to practice social distancing to curb the spread of Covid-19. Local fast food outlets are offering deliveries and takeaways for customers during the movement control period. — 123rf.com

Fast food outlets in Malaysia will continue operating as food services offering takeaways and online deliveries only during the movement control period from now till March 31.

QSR Brands which operates KFC and Pizza Hut outlets in Malaysia announced that customers can purchase food items via takeaway (available nationwide), self-collection after ordering through mobile apps or website (available now at 213 KFC and 410 Pizza Hut outlets nationwide) or online delivery.

The company also announced that contactless delivery will be implemented soon as an option for customers who order through online delivery. Payment has to be made in full through the app or website.

Delivery riders will contact customers to ask for a spot to place the food. They are also urged to maintan a distance from customers who collect the food. Once the food has been collected by customer, only then will the order be marked as complete.

KFC Malaysia and Pizza Hut Malaysia apps can be downloaded on both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

The company also shared that customers will get RM10 off KFC while Pizza Hut offers ‘Buy One Free One’ (regular size pizza) for every delivery order. Orders can be made via websites, apps and Foodpanda.

Meanwhile, McDonalds Malaysia announced via social media that its drive-through, McDelivery and takeaway services are available during the movement control period. It encourages customers to pay with cashless payment. The McDelivery Malaysia app is available on both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

Popular Korean fried chicken restaurant KyoChon stated that customers can still purchase food items through their website or Grab app.

Speaking of Grab, the company is implementing contactless delivery for all services including food and items purchased from GrabMart. It also said that will be introducing car-based delivery for service as another way for driver-partners to improve income opportunities.

It also announced that GrabBike and GrabShare has been temporarily suspended as part of a measure to encourage social distancing.

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