Tongkang Pecah in Batu Pahat put under CMCO


KUALA LUMPUR: Tongkang Pecah in Batu Pahat, Johor, has been placed under a conditional movement control order (MCO), says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pic).

The Senior Minister (Security) said the conditional MCO will be imposed there from Nov 29 until Dec 13.

"Screenings were conducted on 672 individuals and 65 of them were found to be Covid-19 positive.

"At the same time, we are still waiting for the results of 302 screening samples.

"Based on the risk assessment conducted by the Health Ministry and their advice, the special National Security Council (NSC) meeting has decided to place the area under a conditional MCO," he said in his daily briefing on Friday (Nov 27).

The conditional MCO will involve 16,300 residents in Bandar Putera Indah, Lorong 7-Lorong 10, Batu 7 and Kampung Mohd Nor, he added.

"Placing the area under a conditional MCO will enable targeted screenings. It will also limit the movements of residents.

"The standard operating procedure (SOP) is similar for other areas that have been placed under a conditional MCO. For more information on the SOP, the people should check the NSC website," Ismail said.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 18
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
   

Did you find this article insightful?

Yes
No

88% readers found this article insightful

Next In Nation

Police in Labuan hand out RM1,000 compounds to 41 people for MCO violations
Covid-19: Apollo Market in Penang ordered to close from Monday (Jan 18)
No Thaipusam celebrations in Ipoh this year to comply with CMCO
Sabah flood victims want better flood mitigation plans for the future
Ampang Jaya OCPD urges public not to take advantage of leeway given to exercise during MCO
Cops issue 14 compounds in Butterworth on Saturday (Jan 16) for MCO breaches
KL parks allowed to open after NSC approval, says Annuar Musa
Umno deputy president says health emergency more appropriate for current situation
RM201mil worth of drugs seized, Johor cops say biggest drug haul yet
Covid-19: Compounds to come from Monday (Jan 18) in Sibu, say cops

Stories You'll Enjoy