Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases; Social and physical distancing measures; Special populations
Level of Jurisdiction: City (Sungai Buloh)
Lead People/Agency: Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham
Overview: A total of 1,500 people, comprising prisoners and employees from the Sungai Buloh prison, will be tested for Covid-19 after a former inmate tested positive for the virus.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/06/01/covid-19-800-inmates-700-employees-of-sungai-buloh-prison-to-be-tested
Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: Former inmate tested positive for COVID-19.