Two areas in Ipoh placed under enhanced MCO


PUTRAJAYA: Two localities in Ipoh will be placed under an enhanced movement control order beginning Friday (Nov 20) following a spike in Covid-19 cases, says Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

The localities are Zone B and Zone C in Taman Meru 2C in Ipoh.

He said as at Nov 16,938 screenings were conducted and there were 76 positive results.

“On the advice of the Health Ministry, the National Security Council special meeting has agreed to place the two localities in Ipoh under enhanced MCO for 14 days until Dec 3, ” he said on Wednesday (Nov 18).

The lockdown will involve a total of 2,288 residents and 572 houses in the two localities.

Ismail said that health authorities will conduct targeted screening on the residents and those who test positive will be taken to hospital for treatment.

He said the existing standard operating procedure for an enhanced MCO, including not allowing movements in and out of the area without police permission, is in place.

There will also be no social and economic activities while the place is under lockdown and food will be distributed to the affected residents.

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