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MCO 2.0: Important to balance economic, health aspects - Ismail Sabri

Bernama

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Modified 25 Jan 2021, 2:13 am

The decision to implement the movement control order (MCO) for the second time by providing certain flexibility, especially for the economic sector, has not been easy, but it had to be made in order to strike a balance between the people’s health and the economy.

For Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Ismail Sabri Yaakob, the MCO this time around is looking at the economic importance, both through large companies and small-scale traders, and at the same time focusing on people’s health.

“We do not want people to die due to Covid-19 (infections), and we also do not want them to die from not eating," he said in an exclusive interview with Bernama...

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