A 'forced moratorium' and expansion of existing initiatives such as the i-Sinar programme could work in favour of those struggling to make ends meet.
There is a time for politics and there is a time to prioritise our lives and well-being.
Dr Zainal Ariffin Omar says it will take a while for vaccines to kick in, and that most people will remain vulnerable to infection for some time yet.
They say calls for an election while the pandemic continues are irresponsible and reckless, and no guarantee of a solution to the political instability.
The government is studying the issue and coming up with proposals, says minister.
No clear solution proposed on how to conduct impending election in Sarawak.
The election comes as India, the world's second most-infected nation, has recorded almost eight million virus cases.
There is fear of a move towards 'reconciliation' which could neutralise and split the opposition following the boost to Muhyiddin Yassin's government from Sunday's royal endorsement.
After a failed plan to gather support for Anwar Ibrahim, a group of Umno MPs may use next month's budget to force snap polls.