29 April 2020 – Health Ministry proposed reopening economic sector first, before school and social sectors

Type of Intervention: Guidance
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Health Ministry

Overview: The Health Ministry is proposing that economic sectors be opened first before a decision is made as to when schools and social sectors are reopened.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/04/29/economic-sectors-to-be-reopened-first-schools-later

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Economic sectors to start again first so that the health ministry can monitor the situation for two to four weeks, before they can decide on letting the social and education sectors re-open