PETALING JAYA: The conditional movement control order (MCO) in Sarawak will be extended to March 15.
"Based on the risk analysis conducted by the Health Ministry, there is still an increase in infection, with 2,623 cases recorded from Feb 12 to 25," Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said in his daily Covid-19 update on Friday (Feb 26).
"The government has agreed to extend the CMCO in Sarawak from March 2 to March 15," he added.
One enhanced MCO in Perak will be extended as well, with new EMCOs issued in Sabah and Sarawak.
The EMCO at Pusat Pemulihan Akhlak in Batu Gajah, Kinta, as well as its staff quarters, will be extended until March 13. It was originally scheduled to end on Feb 27.
Meanwhile, Kampung Sinsingon and Kampung Lotong in Sabah, as well as the Penempatan Sentosa Timur Fasa 2 in Sibu, Sarawak, will be placed under EMCO from Feb 27 until March 12.
On Ops Benteng statistics, the minister said 36 illegal immigrants were arrested.
On Thursday (Feb 25), 320 people were issued summonses for MCO breaches, while six were remanded, Ismail Sabri added.