27 new COVID-19 cases detected in Jalan Othman PJ areas, EMCO enforced


PUTRAJAYA: The Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) was enforced in the areas around Jalan Othman Market, Petaling Jaya, Selangor effective from today (May 10) until May 23 following the detection of 27 cases of positive COVID-19.

Security Senior Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said, with the advice of the Ministry of Health, the government has decided to enforce EMCO in that area with 2,900 residents including business premises.

Ismail said, the aim of the EMCO is to curb the infectivity of COVID-19 to outside areas and to enable the health officers to detect the case from house to house throughout the enforcement of the Order.

The areas affected are: – Zone A: Jalan Penchala, Petaling Jaya (PJ); Jalan 4/33, 4/37; 4/39; 4/41; 4/44; Jalan Terus 4/42, Jalan 4/43; 4/46 and Jalan 4/4D Othman. Zone B: Jalan 2/29; 2/29A; 2/27; 2/32, 2/25; 2/26; 2/34; 2/34A, 2/23; Jalan Dispensary 2/38; Jalan Pasar 1/21 Petaling Jaya. Zone C:- Jalan Selangor Petaling Jaya; Lorong 3/57D; Lorong 3/57C; Jalan RIDA 3/56 and Jalan Sentosa 3/57.

With the enforcement of EMCO, all residents are not allowed to go out from that area until May 23 and outsiders are also not permitted to enter in the affected places.

Ismail said, all business activities are stopped while a medical base is opened in the EMCO areas besides roads leading to those areas are closed.

“To ensure the Order is being complied, the areas will be guarded by the Royal Police of Malaysia (RPM) Malaysia Armed Forces (MAF), Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM), Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ), Social Welfare Department and the People’s Volunteer Corps (RELA),” said Ismail in a media statement here today.

The residents are required to be calm, comply with the Order and cooperate with the Ministry of Health’s staffs and other authorities. For any enquiries do call the EMCO Petaling Jaya Operational Room at 016-9809389 or the Head Office of Petaling Jaya District Control Centre, Petaling Jaya at 03-79662222. –Malaysia World News

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