28 August 2020 – Recovery movement control order extended to December 31

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin

Overview: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has announced that the recovery movement control order (MCO) to stem the Covid-19 pandemic will be extended to Dec 31. With the current extension of the recovery MCO, Muhyiddin said action can be taken under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988, or under Act 342.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/08/28/pm-recovery-mco-extended-till-dec-31

Type of Justification: No justification given
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: The decision took into account the recent emergence of new clusters, and the number of daily new cases.