Senior minister: Public areas in Covid-19 red zones to undergo thorough cleaning, disinfection

A DBKL worker sprays disinfectant at the Taman Tun Wet Market to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in Petaling Jaya March 25, 2020. — Picture by Miera Zulyana
A DBKL worker sprays disinfectant at the Taman Tun Wet Market to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in Petaling Jaya March 25, 2020. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 — Public premises, especially in areas identified as red zones, will soon undergo cleaning, sanitising and disinfection works to curb the spread of Covid-19.  

Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said this was decided at the Special Ministerial Committee meeting on the movement control order today. 

“This process will be carried out by the local authorities and the Fire and Rescue Department, and the Malaysian Armed Forces too, if required,” he said in a media conference here today. — Bernama

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