Face masks compulsory on all trainsJuly 24, 2020 @ 9:24am
KUALA LUMPUR: Prasarana Malaysia Berhad said the government's announcement to make mask compulsory when using the public transportation validates it's initiative enforced when the Covid-19 pandemic was in its early stages.

Prasarana Group communications head Rafizah Amran said in March itself, the company made it a must for all MRT and LRT passengers to wear a face mask, sanitise, have their temperature taken and check in via MySejahtera before allowed to board the train.

"Prasarana introduced the compulsory mask wearing rule since the first day of the Movement Control Order (MCO), on March 18 and will continue to enforce it in all our public transportations," she said.

Rafizah was commenting on Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob's statement to make it compulsory when traveling via public transportation.

The Minister said starting August, anyone who flouts the new urling can punished similar to those who breached MCO in the early stages.

He said mask are important when travelling via public transport which maybe difficult for passengers to maintain social distance among one another in a coach.

"Any customer not wearing a mask will not be allowed to enter the stations," she said.

Source: https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2020/07/611180/prasarana-lauds-call-mandatory-face-masks-public-transport