PETALING JAYA: An enhanced movement control order will be put in place in the area surrounding the Jalan Othman Market here on the advice of the Health Minister.
The decision to implement the enhanced MCO was made after 26 positive Covid-19 cases were detected in the area and to prevent the risk of further infection.
In a statement on Sunday (May 10), Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri said the eighth enhanced MCO would be in place for two weeks from May 10-23 and affect about 2,900 residents, including business premises in the area.
The enhanced MCO area will be divided into three zones, namely:
Zone A (Jalan Penchala, Jalan 4/33, Jalan 4/37, Jalan 4/39, Jalan 4/41, Jalan 4/44, Jalan Terus 4/42, Jalan 4/43, Jalan 4/46 and Jalan Othman 4/4D); Zone B (Jalan 2/29, Jalan 2/29A, Jalan 2/27, Jalan 2/32, Jalan 2/25, Jalan 2/26, Jalan 2/34, Jalan 2/34A, Jalan 2/23, Jalan Dispensary 2/38 and Jalan Pasar 1/21); Zone C (Jalan Selangor, Lorong 3/57D, Lorong 3/57C, Jalan RIDA 3/56 and Jalan Sentosa 3/57).
"Residents are not allowed to leave and visitors or non-residents are prohibited from enter the area during the enhanced MCO period.
"All business activities will cease operations and a medical base will be set up in the area," Ismail said.
To ensure strict compliance to the order, the police, Armed Forces, Civil Defence Force, as well as Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ), Welfare Department and People's Volunteer Corps (Rela) will be monitoring the affected areas.
Residents are advised to give full cooperation to the officers from the Health Ministry and obey the rules set by the authorities.
Those who need assistance or have inquiries are encouraged to contact the Petaling Jaya MCO operations room at 016-980 9389 or the Petaling Jaya police station at 03-7966 2222.