MCO: PM to address nation at 4pm
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will address the nation in a live telecast at 4pm today.
He is expected to announce the National Security Council’s decision on an extension to the Movement Control Order (MCO) imposed amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
The live telecast will be available on several local television networks.
Yesterday, Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said he will brief the Prime Minister on the latest updates on the outbreak for a decision to be made on the MCO’s extension.
The MCO, which started on March 18, is scheduled to end on April 14.
As of noon on Thursday, Malaysia recorded 4,228 total Covid-19 cases and 67 deaths.