21 October 2020 – Religious schools in Perak temporarily closed

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Education
Level of Jurisdiction: State
Lead People/Agency: Perak Religion and Information Committee chairman Mohd Akmal Kamaruddin

Overview: 21 religious primary schools and seven religious kindergartens in Perak have been closed temporarily for sanitisation.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/21/covid-19-21-religious-schools-seven-kindies-closed-for-sanitisation-in-perak

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat