Deserted roads in Kuala Lumpur on the first day of the country’s latest lockdown. Photo: Reuters Deserted roads in Kuala Lumpur on the first day of the country’s latest lockdown. Photo: Reuters
Deserted roads in Kuala Lumpur on the first day of the country’s latest lockdown. Photo: Reuters

Quiet falls over Malaysia, with residents in lockdown after last night of travel and dining out

  • Roads were packed before the order came into effect at midnight on Tuesday, with some rushing to stock up on groceries or spend time with family before travel was banned
  • Six regions, including the capital, are under a strict two-week movement control order, with residents only allowed to leave home to buy food or necessities and in emergencies

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Deserted roads in Kuala Lumpur on the first day of the country’s latest lockdown. Photo: Reuters Deserted roads in Kuala Lumpur on the first day of the country’s latest lockdown. Photo: Reuters
Deserted roads in Kuala Lumpur on the first day of the country’s latest lockdown. Photo: Reuters
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