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PM wants another Covid-19 outbreak avoided if Melaka goes to the polls

PUTRAJAYA: Another Covid-19 outbreak must be avoided, similar to what happened during the 2020 Sabah election, should Melaka go to the polls, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pic).

“My social media was flooded with comments from people concerned that a state election in Melaka could result in something similar to what happened in Sabah.

“Because of the Sabah elections, we saw how Covid-19 cases went up.

“If Melaka were to have state elections, I believe the Election Commission will come up with strict standard operating procedures.

“We will also discuss this with the Health Ministry,” said Ismail Sabri to reporters after launching the National Preparedness Month 2021 event here.

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