Starting 1 April, all businesses and shops in Malaysia will have new opening hours
From tomorrow onwards, all supermarkets, petrol stations, sundry shops, and other essential services will open from 8am to 8pm only
Food delivery services will also operate between those hours. Meanwhile, taxis and e-hailing rides will be allowed to operate between 6am and 10pm.
"We would like to encourage people to shop online and at the same time try to avoid having any contact with delivery service people," he said during a press conference, according to The Edge.
"I want to stress that under phase two we still allow movement of people and shops are still open. We just restrict business operating hours," he added.
Under the new directive, only one person will be allowed in private vehicles, except for emergency cases
He also stressed that recreation activities, including those within gated communities, are not allowed for now.
"Flexibility is only given to those with autism and the disabled, so they can get therapy based on the advice of their doctors, but we do not allow this to be conducted in a large group," he added, according to New Straits Times.
Royal Malaysia Police officers recently punished a group that was spotted gathering and singing at a park in Kepong: