Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Education, Social Services
Level of Jurisdiction: State
Lead People/Agency: State government
Overview: The state government has ordered the closure of kindergartens, childcare centres, community rehabilitation centres (PDK), children and senior citizens activity centres, as well as religious schools, in the Johor Baru district after the area was declared a red zone.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/31/covid-19-kindergartens-to-senior-citizen-centres-in-jb-all-ordered-closed
Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat