This inforgraphic by the Health Ministry shows preventative measures against the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has advised the management of shopping centres nationwide to observe preventive measures for the health and safety of their patrons amid the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.

In an infographic, the ministry illustrated how shopping mall operators should disinfect surfaces such as escalators and handrails, trollies, doorknobs and lift buttons frequently.

“Wash your hands with soap and water or clean them with hand sanitiser.

“Keep a distance of 1m (from others) if you have symptoms, or notice anyone else showing symptoms.

“Put on a mask if you are symptomatic,” it added.

To date, Malaysia has confirmed 19 Covid-19 cases.

The infection has killed over 1,500 people in China.