Police says Malaysian returnees comply with home quarantine order

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 07 Jul 2020

PUTRAJAYA: Police have conducted more than 1,000 monitoring exercises to check on those who have been ordered to undergo home quarantine, and found that they comply with the authorities' orders, including to remain at home during the 14-day period.

Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pic) said this was the report submitted by the police who were monitoring the compliance of the home quarantine order.

Those who are observing quarantine are Malaysians who return from abroad.

Ismail Sabri said that between June 10 and July 6,13,341 individuals were recorded at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Some 51 individuals were found to be Covid-19 positive, and were sent to hospital for treatment.

On June 6, a total of 1,146 Malaysians returned to the country via KLIA and KLIA2 from Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, China, Qatar, Australia, Netherlands, India and the United Kingdom.

On Ops Benteng, Ismail Sabri said that police conducted 67 roadblocks and checked 44,028 vehicles on June 6 to prevent human trafficking.

“Police have arrested five foreign nationals found to have committed various Immigration offences, ” he said on Tuesday (june 6)

The minister warned that stern action will be taken against those who enter the country illegally, as well as against those who are in cahoots with those people.

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