A worker looks on as members of Malaysia’s armed forces patrol an area under lockdown in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus: for Malaysia’s migrant workers, lack of food is a bigger worry than Covid-19

  • Unlike in neighbouring Singapore, there have not yet been any large virus outbreaks among Malaysia’s migrant worker community
  • But lockdown conditions, dwindling funds and the absence of ways to earn money have left many wondering where their next meal is coming from
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A worker looks on as members of Malaysia’s armed forces patrol an area under lockdown in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday. Photo: EPA
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