The resort plans to reopen its doors on 1 April.
According a statement issued by the operator, the closure will cover hotel facilities, food and beverage outlets, the casino, Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park, entertainment facilities, attractions, shopping malls and retail outlets.
“Resorts World Genting will resume operations from 1 April 2020,” the statement added.
Last Monday, Malaysia had the greatest number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 infections in Southeast Asia, with 553.
The Prime Minister talked to local media yesterday and said the government’s priority was “to prevent a new spread of the outbreak.”
“The current situation of this outbreak requires drastic measures to restore the situation as soon as possible,” he added.