Penang Lawan Covid-19 Off to a Strong Start

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THE STRUGGLE AGAINST Covid-19 will be a long one. To quote Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow: “This is a marathon, not a 100-meter sprint. We have to be vigilant both physically and mentally till the end.” It is definitely too early to talk about achievements. But the fact remains, by the end of the first phase of the Malaysian government’s Movement Control Order (MCO) from March 18-31, 2020, Penang managed to keep the cases of Covid-19 below 100 and was ranked number 10 out of 13 states and KL, the national capital where the number of cases are concerned. Penang being ...


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