Malaysia lifts travel restrictions for fully-vaccinated people

The decision was made because 90% of the country's adult population are now fully inoculated

  
A man wearing protective mask is seen in silhouette as he looks at an information board at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, after Malaysia’s government closed its borders due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sepang, Malaysia March 18, 2020.

A man wearing protective mask is seen in silhouette as he looks at an information board at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, after Malaysia’s government closed its borders due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sepang, Malaysia March 18, 2020.

REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be allowed to resume domestic and overseas travel from Monday, Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob told a news conference on Sunday.

The decision was made because 90% of the country's adult population are now fully inoculated, he said.

(Reporting by Mei Mei Chu Editing by David Goodman) ((rozanna.latiff@thomsonreuters.com; +61 3 9492 9423 ; Reuters Messaging: @rozlatiff on Twitter))


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