Top News Malaysia resumes interstate travel, extends CMCO for some states By TTG Asia / Posted on 7 December, 2020 14:42 Malaysia has lifted the conditional movement control order (CMCO) for most states since yesterday (December 6), as the government seeks to revive the country’s economy battered by the pandemic. However, it will be extended for another two weeks until December 20 for Kuala Lumpur, Sabah, most of Selangor, and some parts of Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Kelantan and Perak – areas where the number of Covid-19 cases remain high. The conditional movement control order will remain in place in Kuala Lumpur until December 20 From today, interstate travel will also be allowed nationwide, except in areas under enhanced movement control order, said senior minister for security Ismail Sabri Yaakob during a media conference on Saturday. Under the CMCO, all schools, public parks and recreational centres must be closed. Most sports, social and cultural activities are not allowed, with entertainment centres and nightclubs banned from operating. While most economic activities are allowed to continue, only three people per household are allowed to venture out of their homes. On Saturday, Malaysia reported 1,123 new Covid-19 cases and four more deaths, bringing the tally to 71,359 and 380, respectively.