According to a report by Malay Mail, the National Security Council (NSC) has clarified that vehicle emergency services including car towing will be allowed during the 14-day movement restriction period.
Although the movement restriction order only allows for essential services to be carried out, NSC today released an eight-item list of non-essential services that will and will not be allowed to remain operational during this period.
The list specifically notes that car towing will be allowed during this period. Additionally, car repair works can be carried out at a minimal rate.
However, the list also clarifies that any sort of social gathering, including for religious purposes, will be banned during this period. The NSC actively urges all Malaysians to stay home during this two-week period, in order to effectively “flatten the curve” of the COVID-19 virus outbreak.
The announcement also states that travel within the country is prohibited, unless for the purpose of acquiring basic needs and medical help. This is in line with the announcement by IGP that all interstate travel will require a “travel document“. However, this requirement has since been rescinded due to overwhelming response.