Covid-19: Eleven localities in Pahang, Sabah under EMCO from June 8-21


PETALING JAYA: The enhanced movement control order (MCO) will be imposed in 11 localities in Pahang and Sabah from June 8-21 due to the spike in Covid-19 cases, says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

In Pahang, the areas affected are Gebeng Industrial Park, Kuantan, and three areas in Jaya Gading – Kampung Jaya Gading, part of Kampung Seri Damai and Bandar Baru Jaya Gading in Kuantan, Sinar Harian reports citing the Senior Minister.

Six localities in Sabah are also under the enhanced MCO. They are Kampung Ongkilan, Kota Marudu; Kampung Bolong Baru, Tuaran and Kampung Bergosong, Pulau Sebatik, Tawau.

Two areas in Nabawan, Sabah involving Kampung Pulutan and Kampung Murni C, as well as two villages in Kota Belud, Sabah – Kampung Tamalang and Kampung Tuguson – are also under the enhanced MCO.

“The enforcement of the enhanced MCO is to facilitate the Health Ministry’s efforts to trace new cases for quarantine purposes and contact tracing, ” Ismail Sabri said in a statement Sunday (June 6).

On MCO standard operating procedure (SOP) violations, he said 933 individuals were issued compound notices and another 49 were remanded on Saturday (June 5).

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