In the afternoon of February 7, Malaysia’s Unification Ministry said that the National Security Council (NSC) had decided to allow union parties during the Lunar New Year.
This decision was made after the NSC meeting chaired by Malaysia’s Senior Minister of Security and Defense Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
Specifically, these reunion parties are only held on February 11 with a maximum of 15 people, in which the members must ensure living conditions within 10km of each other and not travel inter-district or inter-district. state.
In addition, religious activities at temples and places of worship are allowed on February 11, 12, and 19 with the condition of strictly adhering to the standard operating regulations (SOP).
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Previously, in order to prevent the infection of acute respiratory infections COVID-19, on February 4, Mr. Ismail Sabri declared the reunion party During the Lunar New Year, it is only allowed to be held among members in the same house, while only 5 members of the management board of the temples are allowed to operate, organize religious activities and rituals. this time.
Malaysian authorities also banned activities to visit each other’s New Year’s Day as well as activities to celebrate the New Year locally.
Translation situation COVID-19 Malaysia is still complicated. On February 7, the Southeast Asian country recorded 3,731 new cases and 15 deaths, bringing the total number of people positive for SARS-Cov-2 virus that increased to 242,452 cases, of which 872 died.
Notably, the number of positive cases is currently high with 51,241 people, putting great pressure on the health system Malaysia./.