Benteng Lahad Datu Cluster

In an interview with the Star Newspaper on the Benteng Lahad Datu Cluster in Sabah, where the first case was detected after the screening of detainees at the Lahad Datu police lock-up, Prof Datuk Dr Awang Bulgiba Awang Mahmud said as physical distancing was very hard to do in detention centres, infection could spread quickly when conditions were ripe.

He further adds that as many migrants also came from economically-disadvantaged backgrounds, messages about SOP and physical distancing might not reach them.

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