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MCO extended for another two weeks, schools likely to reopen much later

The Movement Control Order (MCO) in Kuching has been extended for another two weeks.

This follows the announcement of Malaysian Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin whom announced the extension today.

The extension means that the MCO will not end on 14th April 2020 as schedule, but instead now is scheduled to end on 28th of April 2020.

Aside from the extended MCO, Muhyiddin also gave indication that schools will likely remain closed even if the MCO is closed.

In his statement, the premier said “I read comments on Facebook.  Many parents have asked for schools to remain closed.  Parents are concerned about the safety of their children.

“Therefore, schools may not be opened earlier.  We will suspend schooling sessions until we are confident that the situation has recovered”.

The MCO which started on March 18th, was suppose to end o March 31st.  It was however extended to April 14th, and now April 28th.

Cyril Dason

Cyril Dason was born and currently lives in Kuching. He loves jungle trekking, clean rivers and chilling out with friends.

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