MCO violations: 586 fined, 53 remanded on Saturday (May 15), says Ismail Sabri


PETALING JAYA: A total of 586 people were issued compounds while 53 others were remanded for movement control order violations on Saturday (May 15).

Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said among the violations committed were failure to provide entry log or equipment (152), not wearing face masks (103), not observing physical distancing (100), entertainment outlet activities (25), gambling (12), and unapproved interstate/interdistrict travel (11).

"The compliance operations task force led by the police comprising 15,632 personnel - divided into 3,693 teams - conducted 66,655 checks on Saturday.

“They checked 3,957 supermarkets, 4,642 restaurants, 1,961 factories, 3,620 banks, 707 government offices, and 1,774 hawkers.

"They also monitored 1,660 markets and farmers’ markets, 3,393 places of worship, 1,448 recreational areas, 1,765 land transport terminals, 376 water transport terminals and 149 air transport terminals," he said on Sunday (May 16).

Meanwhile, under Ops Benteng, he said five foreigners were arrested on Saturday with two vehicles seized, adding that 481 roadblocks were also conducted nationwide.

On sanitation operations, he said 43 were conducted on Saturday involving 21 red zones, two orange zones and three yellow zones.

"The operations were conducted by 213 Fire and Rescue Department personnel, 90 local government personnel and 39 fire engines.

"Cumulatively, 23,665 operations have been conducted since March 30 involving 156 zones," he said.

On foreign worker screenings, Ismail Sabri said 48 foreigners were screened on Saturday and none tested positive for Covid-19.

"Cumulatively, 694,484 workers have been tested involving 35,930 employers," he said.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

MCO , SOP , Ismail Sabri , Ops Benteng , Covid-19

   

Next In Nation

Several localities in Sabah, Sarawak under EMCO from Tuesday (June 15)
Covid-19: 15 new clusters recorded, 11 involve workplaces
Covid-19: 39-member team brave strong currents to vaccinate villagers in Kelantan
Covid-19: Cops issue 748 compound notices, arrest 32 on Saturday (June 12)
Tengku Zafrul: BRP appeal period to start on Tuesday (June 15)
Covid-19: Spike in cases due to increased testing, says Negri health chief
Covid-19: Sarawak reports 544 new cases, five deaths
Sabah government tightens the reins on statutory bodies and GLCs to curb power abuse
Serious efforts undertaken to preserve Tasik Chini, says Pahang Forestry Dept
Sabah NGO gets marine conservation cryptocurrency as funding from US company for turtle hatchery, beach cleanup initiative

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers