KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 416 individuals were detained for violating Covid-19 standard operating procedures on Thursday (July 15), says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pic).
The Deputy Prime Minister said compound notices were issued to 404 of them while 12 others were remanded.
"A total of 84,976 inspections were conducted nationwide on Thursday.
"We urge the people to comply with the SOP so that we can break the chain of infections," he said in a statement on Friday (July 16).
On Ops Benteng, Ismail Sabri said 57 undocumented immigrants were detained while nine vehicles were seized.
"The authorities conducted 890 roadblocks nationwide," he said.
He also said 673 individuals returned to Malaysia on Thursday and they had been placed under mandatory quarantine.
"Cumulatively, 249,548 individuals have returned to the country since July 24.
"Of the total, 8,988 are still undergoing quarantine, 237,289 have been discharged while 3,271 have been sent to hospitals for treatment," he said.