KUALA LUMPUR – The Movement Control Order (MCO) in Selangor, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Johor and Penang will end and be replaced with the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) beginning 5 until 18 March.
With the announcement, no state is under the MCO throughout the country.
Kedah, Perak, Kelantan, Negeri Sembilan and Sarawak will remain with CMCO, meanwhile, the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) will be implemented in Melaka, Pahang, Terengganu, Perlis, Sabah, Putrajaya and Labuan for the same period.
Senior Minister (Security Cluster), Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yakoob said that the government made the decision after seeing the daily Covid-19 cases trend and infection rate have dropped.
“The Ministry of Health (MOH) verified that the Covid-19 cases have shown a decreasing trend, the same goes with the infection rate, it has dropped from 1.2 to 0.8 percent. Besides that, the cluster and sporadic cases and community cases have also gone down,” he said in a news conference today.
Besides that, Ismail Sabri also said that inter-district travel is allowed, with the exception of Sabah.
“Sabah is a big state and the distance between one district to another is far,” he said.
However, interstate travel is still not allowed. –MalaysiaGazette