Malaysia morning news for April 6

Covid-19: 179 new cases, death toll now at 61 (updated)
Another 179 new Covid-19 cases have been reported, bringing the total to 3,662 cases as of Sunday (April 5), says the Health Ministry.
— The Star Online

M’sians with S’pore work permits must do Covid-19 test before returning to Johor
Malaysians with work permits in Singapore are allowed to return to Johor on condition they take the swab test at clinics or hospitals in the republic to show that they are free of Covid-19.
— The Sun Daily

AirAsia opens e-commerce platform to assist Malaysian traders affected by MCO
Low-cost carrier AirAsia has initiated an e-commerce platform called OURSHOP to help local businesses affected by the movement control order (MCO) enforced by the government to curb the spread of Covid-19.
— Malay Mail

Tok Mat: Govt’s delivery system has to go completely digital post-Covid-19
The government’s delivery system has to go completely digital post-Covid-19, says Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan (pic).
— The Star Online

EUMCCI proposes steps to ensure businesses survive during and after MCO
The EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EUMCCI) has proposed several measures to the government that can help businesses continue to survive during the ongoing movement control order (MCO) and after it expires.
— Malay Mail

International flights to Penang halted, says CM
All airlines at the Penang International Airport (PIA) have cancelled their international flights into the state, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
— Malay Mail

BHB, Bank Islam contributes RM1.6m to Covid-19 efforts
BIMB Holdings Bhd (BHB) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd have pledged to contribute RM1.6 million to support various humanitarian and medical-related causes in combating the Covid-19 pandemic.
— Malay Mail

MCO: 854 arrested so far in Johor for non-compliance
A total of 854 people have been arrested in Johor for defying the movement control order (MCO) as of Saturday (April 4).
— The Star Online

Covid-19: 2,298 Malaysians still stranded in 47 countries
A total of 2,298 Malaysians are still stranded in 47 countries due to, among others, flight cancellations and travel restrictions imposed by these countries following the Covid-19 outbreak.
— The Sun Daily

Malaysia may not be able to cope with spike in Covid-19 cases
Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, while remaining optimistic on containing the Covid-19, warned that Malaysia may not be able to cope with any exponential spike in infections.
— New Straits Times

Health D-G: Sri Petaling mosque tabligh cluster now up to 40,000 likely infected by Covid-19
The five generations of infections linked to the Sri Petaling tabligh cluster now make up some 40,000 people who could be infected by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
— Malay Mail

Penang assemblymen to contribute 30% of pay to Covid-19 fund
All state assemblymen in Penang will contribute 30% of their salaries to the state Covid-19 Fund.Penang backbencher chief Teh Lai Heng said the donation was in line with the state government’s efforts to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.
— The Sun Daily


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