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1 August 2020, wearing mask in public space is compulsory in Malaysia.

Today, 1 August 2020 Malaysia announced that wearing mask in public space is compulsory in Malaysia.
The face mask awareness is to be imposed to prevent the increase of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia.
In Malaysia, the numbers of cases increase due to imported cases and not adhering to the rules regarding home quarantine. 
At the moment, Malaysia announced that all quarantine cases will be done at government appointed facilities, instead of  home quarantine. 
Others countries that already implemented the mask wearing in public area are Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore and Victoria in Australia.
At the moment 207 active Covid-19 cases, from the nearly 9k Covid-19 cases.
Those who do not comply wearing face  mask in public will be fined RM 1000.

Gunung Jerai - Mount Jerai

One of the attractions in Kedah is Gunung Jerai - Mount Jerai is a mountain in Kedah with the height of 3,854 feet. I started my journey from Alor Setar at 9 am via the North - South Highway, exit via Gurun takes around 30 mins, and from Gurun till up to the Mount Jerai another 30 mins or so.

The road to the mountain top is accessible via car or if you are not confident in driving yourself you can go with van rental, available at the parking area at the foothill. As I understand, the van ticket is RM 8 per person.

The road is easy but there are narrow parts and lots of curves. Some of them are abrupt climb and need good attention and driving skills. The road has some mirrors to help you while driving at the curves, but unfortunately some are missing/vandalised. The road has no street lights. It is recommended to drive during day time.

On the top is the Regency Jerai Hill Resort, The Puncak Restaurant, Cafe Point, Telaga Tok Sheikh, Mushroom Farm (no chance to visit as it was closed) and the Botanical Park.

The View from the top of Mount is outstanding, if the weather conditions are favorable. You will notice the paddy fields, the sea and some parts of the northern Kedah state.

The weather is just wonderful, with temperature comparable to the Cameron or Genting Highlands.

The view and the the beautiful flowers will take your breath.

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