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Coronavirus restrictions partially lifted for vaccinated Malaysians

08.08.2021 28 просмотров

We are talking about eight of the 13 states, as well as one federal territory of Labuan.

The Malaysian authorities announced a partial lifting of social restrictions, including the restoration of travel around the country, for residents vaccinated against the coronavirus. Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin announced this on Sunday in a televised address.

cafes, restaurants will be able to receive visitors, it will be possible to play sports,” the head of government said. According to him, we are talking about eight of the 13 states, as well as one federal territory of Labuan. At the same time, restrictions remain in the capital.

The Prime Minister specified that "the decision was made taking into account the comments of the Ministry of Health and will apply to fully vaccinated [against coronavirus], which are residents two weeks after receiving the second dose of the vaccine." The state program uses drugs from a consortium of Pfizer and BioNTech, Sinovac, AstraZeneca.

To date, approximately 36% of Malaysians have received both doses of the coronavirus vaccine, the government predicts that by the end of the month this figure will reach 50%. On June 1, the authorities introduced a lockdown throughout the country, subsequentlyMukhiddin Yassinstated that the regime of strict restrictions would be lifted when the daily growth of infected people did not exceed 4 thousand people. Despite the imposed restrictions, in two months the daily rate increased almost five times.



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