Penang Lawan Covid-19 Off to a Strong Start

By Steven Sim

May 2020 ODDLY ENOUGH
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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...

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Steven Sim

is the MP for Bukit Mertajam and Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports.