KUALA LUMPUR – To curb the spread of Covid-19, the National Security Council (MKN) has decided to implement the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in Sabah, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya.
The EMCO in Sabah will begin this midnight until 26 October. Meanwhile the similar order will be enforced in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya from 14 October until 27 October, said the Senior Minister (Security Cluster), Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob in a news conference today.
“The special meeting today has listened to the verification by the MOH on the increment of positive cases in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya.
“After getting the advice from the MOH and taking into consideration of the increment and infection in Klang, Petaling and the escalation of rate in Gombak and other districts, to stop the pandemic from continuing to spread, the special MKN sitting today has agreed to implement CMCO in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya with effect from 12.01 midnight on 14 October until 27 October 2020,” he said.
However, according to Ismail Sabri, all economic activities in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya are allowed to operate as usual.
Following are the activities forbidden throughout the CMCO:
- Inter-district travel is not allowed unless with the working pass or permission letter from employer.
- Only two people from a household are allowed to leave home to purchase essential items.
- All schools, higher learning institutions, skills training institute, kindergarten, nurseries, tahfiz centre, public and recreational parks must be closed.
- Mosques and non-Muslim house of workship are closed.
- All sports, recreational, social and cultural activities including wedding ceremonies are forbidden.
- Entertainment centres and night clubs are also forbidden.
Detailed SOP will be released by the MKN soon, said Ismail Sabri. –MalaysiaGazette