Klang, Sandakan, Papar and Tuaran put under CMCO effective Oct.9

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PUTRAJAYA OKT.7: Klang District in Selangor with Sandakan, Papar and Tuaran in Sabah that are classified under red zone will be put under ConditionalMovement Control Order (CMCO) effective 9th October 2020.

Senior and Defence Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Yaakob said, these areas with more than 40 positive COVID-19 cases have been placed in the red zone while CMCO will help curb the transmission of the corona virus in the society.

“CMCO will also enable the targeted tracing activities to be carried out throughout the 14 days,” said Ismail in a live telecast on national TV and social media here today.

Ismail added, the movement in and out from these areas are not permitted and only essential services including factories and its chains are allowed.

The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) will be listing the types of services that are permitted in these areas.

Among the standard operating procedure (SOP) imposed on these areas include 1) Only two persons from a house are allowed to go out to get food supply and home necessities, 2) Non-essential service business should be closed 3) Restaurant, groceries and convenience stores will be allowed to operate from 6am till 6pm 4). Daily market will only operate between 6am until 2pm 5).

The government and private clinic and hospital will be allowed to operate 24 hours 6) Employees are not allowed to go out throughout the CMCO enforcement 7).

Mosques, worship houses, public and private institutions of higher learning, institution of skill training, schools, kindergarten, nurseries and tahfiz centre and child care centre should be closed.

Meanwhile, the government has decided the Enhanced MCO imposed on RumahPangsa Tongkang Yard (Seberang Perak) effective from September 28 will end on midnite October 8, 2020.

Ismail said the decision was made as no new COVID-19 cases was recorded within seven days since September 28.

He added, the Attorney General’s Chambers had allowed the Royal Police Malaysia (RPM) to issue compound immediately to the person who had not adhere to the SOP at the location.

The compound could be issued immediately by the police inspector and other higher ranking police officers.

Regarding the increase in the number of new COVID-19 cases amongst the inmates in the prison and also the detainees at the detention centre in the past weeks, Ismail said the government had requested the Prison Department of Malaysia to propose a new set of SOP.

“The SOP includes taking detainees to the court and transferring detainees to other prison,” said Ismail.

The Senior Minister added, 357 individuals had been detained for not adhering to the Recovery MCO.

From that 320 individuals had been compounded while 35 individuals were remanded and two were on bail.

The offences committed include not wearing mask (167), fail to provide tools torecord personal details (123), physical distancing (34), fail to provide valid travel document (23), going out of the house under Conditional MCO without permission (5) and not adhering to quarantine order (5). –Malaysia World News

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