KUALA LUMPUR: Comfort Gloves Bhd said its facilities in Taiping, Perak have been placed under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) effective June 6 until Aug 19.
"We would like to announce that Comfort Rubber Gloves Industries Sdn Bhd (CRGISB) is temporarily halting operations during this period in compliance with the EMCO," it said.
"The closure of the factories and hostel is to allow employees to undergo mass screening and mandatory quarantine," the glove maker said in a filing today.
CRGISB is expected to resume operation on Aug 20, or on any revised date as determined by the authorities.
"Based on KKM’s directive, all the employees will undergo subsequent screening before they are permitted to return to work," Comfort Gloves said.