KUALA LUMPUR OCT.26: The Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) has entered its 138th day of its implementation but the non-compliance cases are still on the rise with 857 individuals has been detained by the police today.
Senior and Defence Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said, from the number of detainees, 847 have been compounded while 10 were remanded.
“Amongst the non compliance activities committed include not wearing mask (196), activities in entertainment centres (183), failure to provide tools/personal details record (175), social distancing (172), premises operating after the permitted time (53) and others (78).
“The task force team will be increasing their checks and actions will be taken onowners of premises and members of the public that fail to adhere to the standardoperating procedure (SOP) of RMCO,” said Ismail at a press conference held here today.
In another development, Ismail said, the imposition of the Conditional Movement Control Orde r (CMCO) in Selangor, Putrajaya and Kuala Lumpur will be extended to another two weeks effective from 27th October till 9th November 2020 following the transmissions of COVID-19 are still high in the affected areas.
These areas had been imposed with CMCO starting on 14th October until 27th October but the government has decided to extend the CMCO after taking into consideration the Ministry of Health’s risk valuation on the transmissions of the pandemic.
Meanwhile, with the increasing number of new COVID-19 cases in Taman Khazanah Indah and Mutiara Kasih Apartments, Lahad Datu and Felda Umas, Kalabakan, Sabah the government has decided to extend the Enhanced MCO (EMCO) to another two weeks until 9th November 2020. Earlier these areas had been on EMCO from 13th October till 26th October.
Ismail added, EMCO has also been imposed by the government in Taman Mesra and Taman Mawar, Sandakan in Sabah effective 28th October until 10th November 2020.
“The EMCO in these two localities include 22,500 occupants from 5,100 houses while the SOP for EMCO remains the same as enforced in other areas while grocery shops are allowed to operate from 6am until 6pm,” said Ismail.
The government has also decided to impose EMCO at Nilai Zone, Negeri Sembilan effective from 28th October until 10th November 2020 following the rise of COVID-19 cases among the immigrants.
On the other hand EMCO will also be enforced in Putra Point Nilai in which workers’ hostels at two localities have been detected to have contributed to the increase in the number of new COVID-19 cases.Ismail added the two localities are Jalan BBN 1/7B, Jalan BBN1/7Fand Jalan BBN 1/2E.
The enforcement of EMCO will start on 28th October until 10th November 2020. The Senior Minister added, SOPs for CMCO and EMCO are the same as announced before and the information could be found at the National Security Council’s (NSC) website. –Malaysia World News