Malaysia has declared a Movement Control Order which subjects the entire country to certain restrictions in movement. This is in response to the rising cases of the coronavirus or COVID-19 in Malaysia.
The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin made the official announcement. The order outlines six restrictions made under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 and the Police Act 1967. Restrictions are imposed on the entry of tourists and foreign visitors into the country throughout the containment period. Additionally, the order ensures that all Malaysians who have returned from overseas travel are required to undergo a health check and impose a self-quarantine for a period of 14 days.
Tourism Malaysia is working with the Ministry Of Health to update citizens about COVID-19
Tourism Malaysia is working under the guidance of the Ministry Of Health in collaboration with other tourism industry professionals to make sure that tourists are informed on the latest updates on COVID-19 related to the tourism industry.
In an official statement, Tourism Malaysia said: “We appreciate your interest in Malaysia and your kind understanding in this difficult time. We hope that any visitors planning to visit Malaysia in this month and the near future can seek for information and advice from their carriers and agents. We look forward to welcoming you with the hope that these troubled times will pass soon,” Tourism Malaysia said in a statement.