Malaysia, Cambodia, Indonesia work to combat COVID-19 hinh anh 1In Jakarta, Indonesia (Photo: Xinhua) 

Hanoi (VNA) – Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on April 10 decided to extend the Movement Control Order by more two weeks till April 28, several days before the Ramadan festival of Muslims.

In a speech telecast live on national television, the PM said the decision is based on feedback from the Health Ministry and medical experts in order to cope with COVID-19 and prevent the risk of its re-emergence.

Malaysia has so far recorded a total of 4,346 infection cases, 1,828 of them have recovered and 68 deaths.

Also on April 10, Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen announced several changes to travel limit order, which was issued a day earlier, in order to prevent the epidemic spread.

Accordingly, travel ban between the capital Phnom Penh and its southern Kandal province was lifted.

The Southeast Asian nation has so far posted 119 infection cases, 72 of them have recovered.

Meanwhile, Indonesia's police, soldiers and public order officers took the streets of Jakarta on April 9 midnight to enforce the capital city’s tough social distancing measures for an estimated two weeks.

Violators could face hefty fines or one-year jail term.

According to the Indonesian Health Ministry, Indonesia recorded 3,512 infection cases and 306 deaths as of April 10./.