PETALING JAYA: Members of the general public will now play an important function in combating the Covid-19 pandemic, says the Malaysian Medical Affiliation (MMA).

Its president Dr N. Ganabaskaran mentioned with the announcement of the conditional motion management order (MCO) by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, the general public should stay vigilant because the well being disaster continues.

“As most companies will resume operations on Monday (Could 4), the general public will now play an important function in combating the Covid-19 pandemic.

“Most of the people should now tackle the function as frontliners, in battling the pandemic in public locations by being disciplined in observing social distancing, private hygiene and adjust to the usual working procedures (SOP) always or we will simply slip again into the ‘outdated norm’.

“Malaysians have endured an extended interval underneath lockdown and I’m positive all of us wouldn’t need a return of the MCO, ” he mentioned in a press release on Friday (Could 1).

Dr Ganabaskaran additionally urged enterprise homeowners strictly adhere to the SOPs as set by the federal government to stop a resurgence in Covid-19 instances.

“As it could be a problem for authorities to implement the SOPs, we urge enterprise homeowners to do their half in guaranteeing strict compliance with the ‘new norm’ of preventive measures always, ” he mentioned.

Earlier, Muhyiddin introduced that the majority financial sectors and enterprise actions could be allowed to renew operations, topic to sure circumstances and normal working procedures.

The total record of companies and actions that won’t be allowed may be obtained on the Nationwide Safety Council web site

Eating places and homeowners are additionally allowed to have dine-in prospects, although these are topic to circumstances reminiscent of recording the main points of shoppers.

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