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.

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