Sarawak agrees to CMCO extension
KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) agreed to the extension of the conditional movement control order (CMCO) until June 9.
In a statement yesterday, SDMC said the state government will follow what is announced by the federal government on the matter.
This was in response to the announcement by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, who extended the movement restrictions in a televised address yesterday.
“For economic sectors that are allowed to reopen from May 12, the guidelines that are provided will continue to be in use until June 9.
“SDMC also has directed all residents to improve monitoring and enforcement of all economic sectors when they reopen come May 12,” the statement read.
It added that the meeting for enforcement of CMCO compliance has been conducted at department level, headed by the police and joined by local authorities, the Civil Defence Force and the People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela).