KUALA LUMPUR – On the first day of the conditional movement control order (CMCO) in an effort to ease restrictions and kickstart the country’s economy, Malaysians mostly refrained crowded areas and commuting using public rail transport system and buses.
Restaurants, supermarkets remained empty while several major rail stations in the city centre did not experienced major morning rush-hour traffic.
Cheras police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohamed Mokhsein Mohamed Zon was also seen visiting an LRT station to observe and monitor the enforcement of the CMCO.
He applauded the station for its efforts to ensure social distancing among the passengers by signs on the platform to warn them.
According to an unnamed MRT station manager there was up to 80% reduction on the crowd using the station today during peak hours. Meanwhile, Many shops around around the metro remain closed while a number of restaurants, stalls and coffee shops that are open still do not allow dine-ins in compliance with the strict conditions set under CMCO.
Malaysia Covid19 Updates:
Confirmed Cases: 6,298
Recovered Cases: 4,413
Death toll: 105