By Nizam Zain
SHAH ALAM – The Selangor Police Contingent verified that they will be implementing the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) at Taman Langat Murni, Banting beginning today.
Its spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Muhammad Yazid Muhammad Yew said, the EMCO is exercised after 20 foreigners in that area is infected by Covid-19.
“The latest, we have EMCO at Taman Langat Murni, Banting, Selangor.
“This follows after 20 foreigners were found positive of Covid-19. The EMCO under the Kuala Langat IPD will be enforced today, 3 June 2020.
“It encompasses Taman Langat Murni and Taman Langat Utama, with an area of about 720 acres,” he said during a weekly news conference at the Selangor Police Headquarters today.
Earlier, EMCO was believed to be imposed on three housing areas in Sepang last midnight.
The areas were namely Taman Langat Murni, Taman Langat Utama and Taman Langat Utama 2, near the Bukit Changgang.
Several pictures went viral in the social media showing security personnel installing wire barb fence at the area.
All residents and visitors of the area were not allowed to leave home throughout the EMCO period.
Earlier, the Ministry of Health (MOH) identified a new Covid-19 cluster involving foreign cleaners at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) living in that area.
Director-General of Health, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said, the cluster involved 24 Bangladeshis. 20 individuals who contacted the virus reside at a dormitory at the area. Meanwhile, four other individuals live in an apartment in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan. – MalaysiaGazette