48 arrested for flouting MCO

MCO RMCO pass holders Covid-19 Senior Minister (Security Cluster), Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob PIX: FAREEZ FADZIL / MalaysiaGazette / 29 AUGUST 2020 India Indonesia Philippines Malaysia
Senior Minister (Security Cluster), Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri YaakobPIX: FAREEZ FADZIL / MalaysiaGazette / 29 AUGUST 2020

By Muhammad Azizul Osman

KUALA LUMPUR – Compounds have been issued on 48 individuals for various offences under the Movement Control Order (MCO).

Senior Minister (Security Cluster), Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said, from that amount, one person was bailed.

“Among the offences on MCO include, the failure to provide material to record entry and exit (12), not wearing face mask (17), premises operating over time (13), violated quarantine order (1) and activities involving mass attendees which made it difficult for physical distancing (4),” Ismail said in a statement today.

Meanwhile, he also said that 22,252 individuals have returned to Malaysia through the international borders and they are placed at 70 hotels and 4 Public Training Institutes (ILA) in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Pulau Pinang, Johor, Sarawak, Kelantan, Perak, Kedah, Perlis, Terengganu, Sabah and Labuan.

From that amount, 8,985 individuals are undergoing mandatory quarantine. Meanwhile, 66 individuals have been rushed to the hospital for treatment.

“13,201 individuals were allowed to discharge and go homes. They have returned from 32 countries,” he said.

On the construction sites, Ismail Sabri said that the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) has inspected 22 construction sites nationwide.

Based on their inspection, 21 sites adhere to the SOP. One site did not follow the SOP and a warning has been issued against the company.

Meanwhile, he also that 1,399 premises observed the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), meanwhile, 17 premises have been given advice for not adhering to SOP. –MalaysiaGazette



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