Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said 1,646 students were sent back to their homes on Sunday.
“A total of 652 students were sent back to Sarawak via four flights from Kuala Lumpur to Miri, Kuching, Bintulu and Sibu.
“Another 574 students were sent from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu by two flights.
“A flight from Kuching has taken 160 students to Kota Kinabalu. One return flight from Bintulu to Kota Kinabalu has sent 227 students home.
“For intra-state students, 33 students in Sabah have been sent back to their hometowns,” he said in his daily press conference here on Monday.