Outbreak 2020: Covid-19 Big Data Projections Till Year 2022

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Despite the fact that a strict lockdown in place due to Covid-19 pandemic, the Government on 4th May 2020 announced a relaxed lockdown with specific SOP aka Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in place so that businesses that have been badly infected by this Covid-19 pandemic can get back on their feet.…

Lock Down in Malaysia 2020: Day 44 – Should Wait for Hair Cut or Just Cut Hair?


Mind you there is a big difference between “I had a haircut” and “I had cut my hair” – it is something I learned to distinguish thanks to my lecturer when I was still in the law school. The last thing I want to do is to be a hero and try to be a barber myself – Mr Bean armed with scissors probably could do better.…

Lock Down in Malaysia 2020: Day 38 – MCO Extended Again & Lifestyle Changes

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Despite a lock down in place, you have to admit that it is quite impossible to just remain at home and rely on online purchases especially for groceries. Sooner or later, one has to brace oneself to go out for shopping and that is what I had to do yesterday morning.…

Lock Down In Malaysia 2020: Day 34 – The Ugly Side of Double Standards

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From crisis management readiness started way back in December 2019, Malaysia have done a rather effective management of the crisis with strict lock down & continuos testing – the number of active cases has continued to reduce from a peak 2596 on 5th April 2020 to 2,103 as at 19th April 2020.…

Lock Down in Malaysia 2020: Day 31 – It is All About Sustaining the Momentum

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Lock down success in China – seeing the numbers involved is really impressive: Wuhan lockdown – 14 million people involved, Hubei lockdown – 59 million people involved, other cities lock down – 159 million people involved. Information & image source: Zoomax

Many thanks to the strict lock down in place (now in 3rd phase yet almost 15,000 lock down violators caught todate), the number of testing done and people doing less stupid things, the number of active cases has indeed continued to reduce.…

Lock Down in Malaysia 2020: Day 15 & I Thought I Was First at Tesco

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Today starts the 2nd phase of the nationwide lock down which will see a stricter enforcement of the order in many ways. This 2nd phase was unavoidable considering that ever since the lock down started on18th March 2020, there are a large number of people still out of touch with reality of things.…

Lock Down in Malaysia 2020: Day 9: Deterioration & Painful Extension

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Last Wednesday, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the country will be placed in total lock down for the next 21 days as his government takes step to halt the spread of coronavirus. It did not take long for the Indian police and the military to enforce this lock down order.…

Lock Down in Malaysia 2020: Lessons from Italy, China, South Korea & Russia Part 2

Continuing from Part 1 here

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Malaysia recorded its highest increase of the COVID-19 cases today with 212 cases to a total of 1,518 cases and 14 deaths. As at now, 943 cases or 63% of the infection cluster was from the tabligh gathering at a mosque in Sri Petaling. The tabligh gathering was held late February when Malaysia already got COVID-19 confirmed cases and medical screening have commenced.…

Lock Down in Malaysia 2020: Lessons from Italy, China, South Korea & Russia Part 1

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The icon of clumsiness, major screw-up and government running blind in the country – the Health Minister telling incorrectly that hot water & acid in stomach can kill the coronavirus. Still wonder why the number of infected cases has shot up after Pakatan Harapan lost power? Image source: SAYS

Lock Down in Malaysia 2020: Day 4: Stupidity is Public Enemy No 1

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We are into the 4th day of the lock down and by now, I have more or less found a rhythm working from home although the workplace have been far from comfortable. Despite the lock down, the number of confirmed infection had continued to increase with 1183 cases with 114 recovered and 8 deaths.…

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