Fifth EMCO executed at Masjid India

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The quiet street of Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman in Kuala Lumpur after the shoplot are closed due to the Movement Control Order (MCO) implemented by the government to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Malaysia. PIX: AFFAN FAUZI / MalaysiaGazette / 18 MARCH 2020
The quiet street of Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman in Kuala Lumpur after the shoplot are closed due to the Movement Control Order (MCO) implemented by the government to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Malaysia.PIX: AFFAN FAUZI / MalaysiaGazette / 18 MARCH 2020

By Shawaliah Hadir

KUALA LUMPUR – The government has decided to implement the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) at Masjid India and its surround area from today until 28 April 2020.

According to the Senior Minister (Security Cluster), Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, the EMCO will involve Jalan Munshi Abdullah, Jalan Dang Wangi, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Jalan Tun Perak, Jalan Melaka and Jalan Ampang around Masjid India.

He said, the decision was made at the advice of the Ministry of Health (MOH).

“All residents of the area are asked to remain calm and give their full cooperation to MOH and obey all instructions given by the authorities,” he said during a news conference.

At the same time, he also said that the EMCO for Kampung Datuk Ibrahim Majid and Bandar Baharu Dato’ Ibrahim Majid at Simpang Renggam, Menara City One including the Selangor Mansion and Malayan Mansion will be extended for two more weeks.

The extension will also involve the Mahad Tahfiz An-Nabawiyyah and a house at Batu 23, Kampung Paya Lebar, Sungai Lui following the additional new Covid-19 cases recently.

Only the EMCO at Mile 21-23, Kampung Sungai Lui, Hulu Langat was lifted with effect of yesterday.

Meanwhile, Ismail Sabri also said that the Public Sanitisation Operation under the supervision of the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) has done 1,701 sanitisation operations in 97 zones, including 26 red zones since 30 March.

Among the areas sanitised were 1,203 government buildings, 701 public places, 736 business centres and 139 super market.

“All Red Zones nationwide have been sanitised. The operation will be continued in areas jointly decided with the Ministry of Health (MOH) through the District Health Offices (DHO).

“Priority will be given to the Red Zone and Yellow Zone and the locality of the cases based on the latest Covid-19 cases,” said Ismail Sabri. -MalaysiaGazette

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