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Eid Mubarak 2020

Today, in Malaysia, Muslims are celebrating the Eid, which marks the end of the Ramadan month. The day that starts the meeting of relatives from far and family members, old friends and colleagues.

However, due to the new norm set for Covid 19 crisis, that has affected Malaysia as well, the celebration of Eid is done with limitations.
Today, we are free to travel to visit our families living near us. Intrastate travel is allowed today for Eid celebration. Everyone should adhere to the new norms such as the use of face cover,  maintain a distance of 1 meter from each other, wash hands often. No shaking hands, no kissing, no touching, no close conversation allowed. Preferably to take care of our elders and children as they seem more vulnerable to the Covid 19. 
All interstate travel are forbidden, unless you have reasons and it is a must trip. Today, we visited my father and mother in law, which is around 5 km away.  From my observation, small visits may be safe. However, if you have chil…

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Lock-downs, curfews and others restrictions to stay at home are implemented  by counties to stop the spreading of Covid 19 infection.

First country that announced the first case of Covid 19 is China. China also is the first country to lift the lockdown on 8 April 2020.

Lockdown is an emergency protocol where a country  closes the borders, reduced flights, school, work from home. Businesses allowed to operate are only the essential work such as: Food,  Water,  Energy, Communications and Internet, Security and defense, Solid waste and public cleansing management and sewerage, Healthcare and medical including dietary supplement,  Banking and finance, E-commerce,Logistics are also considered and included in the provision of essential services.

Curfews on the contrary, an example for Thailand, will introduce a six-hour night curfew in a bid to control the spread of the Coronavirus. The curfew from 10pm to 4am starts on Friday (April 3) and bars everyone in the country from leaving their homes. Exemptions will be made for essential services.

Restrictions:  Alabama State issued an order, effective April 8, 5 p.m.
The order says: "Every person is ordered to stay at his or her place of residence except as necessary to perform any of the 'essential activities."

P.S: Dont hesitate to comment in the box below in case if your country has any restrictions due to Covid 19 and i will update the list. Will be helpful if you provide a link to the official news.
List updated: 13 April 2020.

Country Covid19 Cases Lockdown Start date End date
China 82160 23 January 8 April
United States 560433 19 March (certain states) Present
Spain 166831 14 March Present
Italy 156363 11 March Present
France 132591 17 March Present
Germany 127854 22 March Present
Iran 71686 24 March Present
United Kingdom 84279 24 March Present
Turkey 56956 7 April Present
Belgium 29647 17 March Present
Switzerland 25415 20 March Present
Netherlands 25587 16 March Present
Canada 24383 17 March Present
Brazil 22318 25 March Present
Portugal 16585 18 March Present
Austria 13962 16 March Present
Russia 18328 13 April Present
South Korea 10537 -
Israel 11235 2 April (certain states) Present
Sweden 10483 Refusing to implement a lockdown -
India 9240 25 March Present
Ireland 9655 28 March Present
Norway 6525 24 March Present
Australia 6359 23 March Present
Chile 7213 19 March Present
Denmark 6174 18 March Present
Poland 6671 13 March Present
Czechia 5991 16 March Present
Japan 7370 7 April (certain states) Present
Peru 7519 16 March Present
Romania 6300 18 March Present
Ecuador 7466 16 March Present
Pakistan 5374 22 March (certain states) Present
Malaysia 4817 18 March Present
Philippines 4932 15 March (certain states) Present
Mexico 4661 20 March Present
Indonesia 4241 29 March Present
Saudi Arabia 4462 15 March Present
Luxembourg 3281 18 March Present
United Arab Emirates 4123 26 March Present
Serbia 3630 15 March Present
Panama 3400 25 March Present
Finland 2974 27 March (certain states) Present
Thailand 2579 3 April Present
Qatar 2979 11 March (certain states) Present
Dominican Republic 2967 19 March Present
Columbia 2776 24 March Present
Ukraine 3102 17 March Present
Greece 2114 23 March Present
South Africa 2173 26 March Present