Covid-19: Order to wear tracking device among amendments to Emergency Ordinance


PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): An order to wear a tracking device is among five new provisions under the Emergency (Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases) (Amendment) Ordinance 2021, which will come into force on March 11, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba.

He said the high-tech device in the form of a wristband, aimed at controlling movement is mandatory for three categories, namely individuals who have tested positive for Covid-19, persons under investigation (PUI) or close contacts of Covid-19 patients and persons under surveillance (PUS).

"The device is to be worn for 10 days," he told a press conference in the presence of Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan, at the Health Ministry (MOH) here, on Wednesday (March 3). – Bernama

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