Malaysia advises recovered COVID-19 patients to avoid Hari Raya visits this year
19 May 2020 (Readers 102) Bernama
With Aidilfitri to be celebrated in five days, members of
the public with relatives or friends who are former COVID-19 patients should
wait for 14 days after their discharge from hospital to visit them.
This followed advice by Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor
Hisham Abdullah that individuals who recovered and are discharged from
hospitals after testing negative for COVID-19 should quarantine themselves for
Dr. Noor Hisham advised the public to continue to comply with
the Health Ministry of Malaysia’s standard operating procedures (SOP) to maintain the
double-digit in daily COVID-19 cases which the country has managed to achieve
with the implementation of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) since
The Muslim community in Malaysia is also advised to celebrate Aidilfitri
out of the norm this time by avoiding visits to the cemetery and people’s homes
to break the chain of the COVID-19 infection.