08 April 2020 – Ramadan Bazaars cancelled in Pahang

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: State
Lead People/Agency: Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail

Overview: There will be no Ramadan bazaars in Pahang this year as the state government has decided not to allow the activity statewide.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/04/08/pahang-is-latest-state-to-call-off-ramadan-bazaars

Type of Justification: Advice from Ministry of Health
Source of Evidence or Justification: Health director-general Datuk Seri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah
Evidence/Justification: The decision was an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, which is still affecting the nation and threatening the health of the people.