While welcoming the announcement that interstate travel is allowed from tomorrow Wednesday (June 10th), many are adopting a wait-and-see attitude before making travel or holiday plans.
Roshene Malar, 40, an assistant supervisor at a factory, said she was missing her niece and nephew in Kuala Lumpur so much.
“It has been more than three months since I last met them. But then again, for now, I would rather speak and see them through video calls as the safety and health of the little ones is more important,” she added.
Housewife N. Redika Kanarasan, 44, said she was still deciding on whether her family should go for a holiday.
“My children are still little, and their safety and health must be considered. And actually, there is a lot of hassle to travel anywhere with the standard operating procedure (SOP) to follow,” she added.
Production supervisor Sundeep Kaur Cheema, 44, said she would rather stay at home and not travel anywhere at the moment.
“Yes I do want to visit my mother in Kulim, Kedah, but I am scared. I will wait and see for another month, assess the situation, and make a decision then. The pandemic is not over yet, and we should only travel if it is really necessary,” she added.
Teacher Ambiga Pillay, 60, said despite missing her two daughters working in Kuala Lumpur, she would not travel just yet.
Ambiga said she preferred to stay at home because it is not advisable to travel until there are zero cases of Covid-19.
“It is not advisable to travel, because in the last few months many people have not been following the SOP. Now with interstate travel, people will start flooding the streets and roads.
We must be more aware of the situation and stay safe to avoid a second wave of the virus,” she added.
News Credit: TheStar