11 October 2020 – Six schools in Larut Matang Selama temporarily closed

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Education
Level of Jurisdiction: Regional
Lead People/Agency: National Safety Council

Overview: Six schools in the Larut Matang Selama (LMS) district is temporarily closed following COVID-19 cases reported in the area.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/11/covid-19-six-larut-matang-selama-schools-to-close-for-seven-days-following-positive-case-in-area

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: The schools are located near a detention centre that has records of COVID-19 cases.