Ismail Sabri: Inter-district travel not allowed in Sabah from Oct 3

PUTRAJAYA: Inter-district travelling will not be allowed in Sabah beginning midnight Saturday (Oct 3), announces Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

The Senior Minister (Security) said the travelling restriction will be enforced for 14 days until Oct 16.

Ismail Sabri, however, said the restriction does not apply to those providing essential services.

“This exception includes those in the food supply and medical sectors as well as security. They will be allowed to travel inter-district, ” he said on Thursday (Oct 1).

Ismail Sabri said throughout this period, those who have completed their quarantine will be allowed to return to their respective district.

“They will also be allowed to return to the peninsula, Sarawak and Labuan, ” he said.

Ismail Sabri said the targeted enhanced movement control order enforced in Tawau, Lahad Datu, Kunak and Semporna remains.

The four districts are under the order until Oct 12.

Under the targeted enhanced MCO, residents will not be allowed to exit these districts and all businesses, except for essential services, will be halted.

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