Covid-19: Kg Haji Baki in Kuching placed under enhanced MCO from Wednesday (Oct 28)


PUTRAJAYA: An area in Kuching, Sarawak, will be placed under an enhanced movement control order (MCO) starting Wednesday (Oct 28), following an increase in the number of Covid-19 positive cases there.

Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the order would involve residents of Kampung Haji Baki after screening done on 846 individuals came back with 27 testing positive.

“The National Security Council heard from the Sarawak state government and they have asked that the enhanced MCO be implemented tomorrow to avoid movement of the people, ” he said Tuesday (Oct 27).

The village has 532 houses with 4,191 residents who will be under lockdown until Nov 10.

Existing standard operating procedures apply to those living in the affected area.

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