Malaysia will have no curfews or military rule during the state of emergency, says Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Jan 12.

Before the prime minister's live speech at 11am, Malaysia’s King Al-Sultan Abdullah declared a state of emergency across the country in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19.

According to palace comptroller Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin in a palace statement, the emergency will last till Aug 1, or earlier, depending on the state of the rate of infections.

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