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MOH Is Now Looking For The 'Karen' Who Refused To Wear A Mask At Dior Boutique

Khairy Jamaluddin took to Twitter to address the matter.

Cover image via Bernama/New Straits Times & @DFEfiercefun (Twitter)

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) is now on the hunt for the Caucasian woman who refused to wear a mask at a Dior boutique in Kuala Lumpur

On Wednesday, 27 October, Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin stated on Twitter that MOH is getting more information from the mall where the incident took place.

The minister said, "When in Rome do as the Romans do. When in Malaysia, please mask up. Regardless of the rules elsewhere."

The mandatory face mask policy came into effect on 1 August last year.

Offenders are liable to a fine under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988.

The issue came to light when a Twitter user uploaded a video of the maskless woman arguing with Dior boutique employees

In the viral video, she can be heard saying that she was threatened by an employee at the door while she was trying to enter the Dior boutique.

"When I went to walk in, he put his hands on me and pushed me!" she said.

The word 'Karen' has been trending on Twitter in Malaysia since the video went viral:

Apparently, it's really hard for some people to put on a mask in public: