KUALA LUMPUR – The compliance rate for the standard operating procedures (SOP) of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) is still low after hundreds of people are arrested for violating the order.
Senior Minister (Security Cluster), Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob reminded the public to always take care of the safety and health of their family and themselves, not merely depending on the enforcement of the enforcers in SOP compliance.
He added, 382 individuals were arrested yesterday for flouting the MCO order. Compounds were issued to 364 individuals and 18 have been remanded.
As usual, the highest offence was not wearing face mask in crowded places (136), premises failing to provide materials to record their customers’ details (66), failing to obey the physical distancing order (58), activities at entertainment centres (42), premises operating overtime / without permission (22) and others (58).
“The Task Force will continue to increase inspections nd take actions on the premise owner and civilians who did not obey the MCO SOP,” he said in a news conference today.
On the other hand, 16 illegal immigrants, 5 smugglers and two skippers were arrested under the Benteng Operation. 10 land transports were also seized.
Meanwhile, Ismail Sabri said that after listening to the presentation from the Ministry of Health (MOH) on the current Covid-19 situation, the National Security Council (MKN) Meeting has agreed to implement the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) at Mukim 12, Daerah Barat Daya, Pulau Pinang effective from 6 November until 19 November.
“As of 3 November 2020, 35 Covid-19 positive cases, including 11 new cases were recorded in that province today,” he added.
In Sabah, the government has decided to end the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) at PPR Taman Harmoni, Sandakan according to schedule tomorrow after the MOH verified that no new cases were recorded from the area. –MalaysiaGazette