MCO violations: Action taken against 1,388 people on Jan 1, says Ismail Sabri


KUALA LUMPUR: Action was taken against 1,388 individuals for violating the recovery MCO on Friday (Jan 1), says Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

The Defence Minister said compounds were issued to 1,352 individuals while 32 were remanded and four released on bail on the first of day of the new year.

"Among the offences were taking part in activities at entertainment centres, failure to maintain physical distancing and not wearing face masks.

"The compliance operation task force conducted 48,316 checks nationwide, including at 3,371 supermarkets, 4,465 restaurants and 3,251 banks," he said in a statement Saturday (Jan 2).

On Ops Benteng, 95 undocumented immigrants were detained on Friday, he added.

"The authorities conducted 105 roadblocks nationwide.

"We will take stern action against anyone who attempts to enter the country illegally," he said.

Meanwhile, Ismail Sabri also said that 96,312 individuals returned to Malaysia since July 24.

"A total of 7,547 people are still undergoing mandatory quarantine at 76 hotels, 16 public training institues and higher learning institues.

"A total of 540 people were sent to hospitals for treatment while 88,225 have been discharged and allowed to go home," he added.

On supply of basic necessities, the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) conducted 604 checks on 11 items on Friday, Ismail Sabri said.

"The checks were conducted on various businesses including wholesalers and traders.

"The supply of necessities for the nation is sufficient," he said.

KPDNHEP also conducted 473 checks on compliance to standard operating procedure (SOP), he added.

"All premises adhered to the SOP and regulations.

"We urge traders and consumers to always practise physical distancing, wearing of face masks and maintaining good hygiene especially when conducting business transactions," he said.

Article type: free
User access status:
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

Two cops among 14 nabbed at wild drug party in luxury condo
Cops deny Indonesian woman was abused
Unsustainable water tariffs, under-funded utilities result in poor service and water wastage, say experts
FT Ministry allocates RM15mil to repair public infrastructure in KL
Anti-graft group calls for MACC chief commissioner's suspension due to RM25mil theft case
PAC should scrutinise national 5G rollout, says Syed Saddiq
JKMR, LPPR call for thorough probe of MACC officers' alleged RM25mil theft
MOH running digital wristband pilot programme to make sure people under home quarantine don't go out, says KJ
Health Ministry: 67 children died due to Covid-19 this year, 80% of all eligible kids to be fully vaxxed by 2022
Australia urged to engage its Asia Pacific region partners to address Aukus nuclear-powered submarine concerns

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers