With the constant rise in COVID-19 cases and the current number of new cases fluctuating between 3,000-4,000, it is understandable for Malaysians to feel a sense of dread.
As of right now, the only green zone in Peninsular Malaysia is Cameron Highlands.
This popular weekend getaway enclosed by lush greenery has recorded zero new cases since noon of 17 January.
Other places in Malaysia that are green zones include Betong, Mukah, Serian, Lundu, Lawas, Pakan, Tatau, Baram, Bau, Belaga, Daro, Matu, Song and Saratok in Sarawak.
At the time of writing, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Johor have the highest recorded new cases in Malaysia.
Jumlah keseluruhan taburan kes #COVID19 di Malaysia sehingga 17 Januari 2021.
Hampir 4 juta individu telah diambil sampel ujian saringan dengan kadar positif hampir 4% bersamaan 158,434 individu.
Selangor, Sabah, KL, Johor dan Negeri Sembilan mencatatkan kes tertinggi. pic.twitter.com/Fi92MAgaZM
— KKMalaysia🇲🇾 (@KKMPutrajaya) January 18, 2021
The health ministry even predicts that numbers can shoot up to a staggering 8,000 by May 2021.