MP SPEAKS | S'gor Covid-19 task force advocates robust best practices

Dzulkefly Ahmad

Modified 16 Oct 2020, 5:03 am

MP SPEAKS | After quite a respite, the country has been rudely awakened by a sudden surge and escalation of the pandemic virus SARS-CoV-2, dubbed the third wave of Covid-19.

Aggravated largely by the callous mishandling of the Sabah state elections, we are now confronted with a new challenge. The federal government announced the imposition of the conditional movement control order (MCO) on four states and territories, namely Sabah, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, as the outbreak rages on.

The "respite period" during MCOs, was meant to strengthen public health departments, beefing up healthcare facilities, hospitals, clinics and health informatics, so that a subsequent outbreak can be nipped at the bud.

The Selangor Task Force Covid-19 (STFC) from its inception, has cautioned the Selangor state government and all, to be prepared for the long haul. Until a vaccine is found and herd immunity is achieved, we must never let...

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