Malaysian glove maker UG Healthcare announced that its manufacturing operations have temporarily halted in compliance with Malaysia's Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) from July 9 to July 22 in Seremban, where the group's manufacturing division is located in. 

The temporary closure will result in a further reduction in productivity by approximately 80 million pieces of gloves or 2.35% of the group’s annual production capacity.

This is on top of the estimated productivity loss the group previously announced, bringing the total reduction in productivity to approximately 165 million pieces of gloves or 4.85% of the group’s annual production capacity of 3.4 billion pieces of gloves.

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