Stay on for two more weeks, Health DG tells Malaysian workers in Singapore

Published on 7 Apr 2020 11:52:38 PM

Malaysians working in Singapore should stay on for two more weeks, if possible, before trying to come home, urged Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Datuk Dr Noor Hisham said that on Tuesday when asked to comment on reports that Malaysians have been crossing the Johor Causeway on foot to return home since April 2 in the wake of stricter enforcement to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Singapore.

The Health DG added that his ministry was in talks with the Singapore authorities the possibility of employers in the republic keeping their Malaysian workers for two more weeks.