Health Ministry to review if students nationwide should stay put on campus or return home

Published on 11 Apr 2020 4:14:59 PM

The Health Ministry has been asked to review if college and university students nationwide should be allowed to return home or stay put where they are during the third phase of the movement control order (MCO), said Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

Ismail Sabri said that on Saturday when asked and noting that there are about 80,000 students nationwide living on campus, excluding those who are renting rooms outside the campus, adding that it would be a significant big movement if the students were allowed to go home, and by doing so may transmit virus to their respective communities.