Tonight, the Covid-19 pandemic has reached another grim milestone – more than 1 million people worldwide have been infected, causing 50,000 deaths. Watch this precious new video and share it with your family and friends to inspire everyone towards taking positive actions.
As of today, the Coronavirus has infected more than 725,000 people worldwide, and claimed the lives of 34,000 victims. In Malaysia and many other countries, authorities have urged everyone to self-quarantine at home, to wear face-masks, and to maintain a distance of at least 6 feet or 1.8m from another person to prevent community spread of the disease.
On 25 March 2020, the Prime Minister’s Office issued a directive to extend the ‘Movement Control Order’ by two weeks to 14 April. With this latest development, the suspension of all Nalanda programmes and the temporary closure of Nalanda Centres nationwide will also be extended until Tuesday, 14 April 2020.
We are saddened to know the news of Pastor David Cheng from Kuching who passed away this morning due to Covid-19. His death marks the first fatality in Malaysia from the deadly coronavirus currently plaguing the world. We extend our deepest condolences to the family members, relatives and friends of Pastor David. May he rest in Peace.
On 16 March 2020, the Prime Minister’s Office issued a directive for the temporary closure of all places of worship across Malaysia to stem the spread of Covid-19. Thus, we would like to inform you that Nalanda Centre in Sri Serdang, as well as NEO Centres in Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani will be closed temporarily from Wednesday, 18 March to Tuesday, 31 March 2020.
Suspension of Nalanda programmes and activities due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
On 13 March 2020, the Prime Minister’s office issued a special address to Malaysians on the current situation of Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Based on the Ministry of Health’s advice, we are temporarily suspending all programmes at Nalanda Centre Sri Serdang, NEO Centres in Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani, as well as at all Nalanda branch libraries. This suspension has taken effect from 6.00PM on Sunday, 15 March 2020, and for an indefinite period.