KUALA LUMPUR: Action was taken against 205 individuals for violating Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOP) on Friday (March 5).
Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said compounds were issued to 193 individuals, nine were remanded while three others were issued bail.
"Not wearing face masks tops the list of offences with action taken against 70 individuals. Among other offences are not maintaining physical distancing (25), a failure to prepare tools to record the details of customers (62) and activities at entertainment outlets (18).
"The compliance operation task force also conducted 63,131 inspections on Friday, including at 5,780 restaurants, 4,423 supermarkets, 4,236 banks and 1,40 factories," he said in a statement on Saturday (March 6).
On Ops Benteng, 22 undocumented immigrants were detained while two boats and six land vehicles were seized on Friday, Ismail Sabri said.
"A total of 447 roadblocks were conducted nationwide," he added.
Meanwhile, Ismail Sabri said 137,581 individuals returned to Malaysia since July 24 last year.
"A total of 7,351 people are still undergoing mandatory quarantine while 129,348 others have been discharged and allowed to go home.
"A total of 882 people were sent to hospitals for treatment," he said.
On another matter, Ismail Sabri said 7,052 foreign workers were screened on Friday and 49 of them tested positive for Covid-19.
"Cumulatively, a total of 582,347 foreign workers have been screened involving 30,467 employers.
From the total number, 9,187 tested positive while the remaining were negative," Ismail Sabri said.