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MOE: All Sports And Co-Curricular Activities To Be Postponed Due To COVID-19

MOH is urging for all public gatherings to be halted.

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The Ministry of Education (MOE) just announced that all sports and co-curricular activities are to be suspended following the recent COVID-19 outbreak

The official statement by the MOE was released on Friday, 13 March.

It states that all of the ministry's other programmes that involve mass gatherings are also postponed indefinitely.

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The move is in line with the Ministry of Health's (MOH) call to immediately hold off public gatherings

Berita Harian reported that all MOE staff members are required to comply with the standard operating procedure (SOP) published by the Ministry of Health in dealing with the spread of coronavirus.

They have also been advised to avoid travelling abroad, especially to areas or cities that are currently affected by COVID-19.

The Ministry of Education aims to work closely with the Ministry of Health to address the pandemic

Latest updates on the COVID-19 outbreak can be found on the Ministry of Health's official website.

Read the full statement here:

The move comes after several people who attended a religious gathering in Kuala Lumpur tested positive for the coronavirus disease:

The best way to keep safe from COVID-19 is to practise basic hygiene such as wearing a face mask and washing your hands properly:

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