05 October 2020 – Two schools in Terengganu temporarily closed

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Education
Level of Jurisdiction: State
Lead People/Agency: Terengganu Education Department Director Salim Ab Ghani

Overview: Two schools in Terengganu have been ordered to close temporarily after students tested positive for COVID-19.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/05/covid-19-two-schools-in-terengganu-ordered-to-close-temporarily

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: The closure of these schools is being implemented on the advice of the Terengganu Health Department to enable disinfection activities to be carried out.