Covid-19: 482 individuals arrested for various SOP violations


KUALA LUMPUR: 482 individuals were detained for violating the Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOP) on Saturday (July 24).

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said compound notices were issued to 457 individuals while 11 others were remanded and 14 were released on bail.

"We hope the public will continue to adhere to the SOPs. Our ultimate goal is to break the chain of Covid-19 infections," he said in a statement on Sunday (July 25).

On Ops Benteng, Ismail Sabri said eight undocumented immigrants were detained and two land vehicles were seized on Saturday.

"Authorities conducted 890 roadblocks nationwide," he added.

He also announced that 699 individuals arrived in the country on Saturday and they were placed under mandatory quarantine.

"Cumulatively, 256,099 individuals have returned to Malaysia since July 24 last year.

"9,476 individuals are still under quarantine, 243,042 have been discharged while 3,581 others were sent to hospitals for treatment," he said.

On screenings for foreign workers, Ismail Sabri said to date, 701,391 workers have been tested involving 36,474 employers.

"Out of the total number, 10,488 workers tested positive for Covid-19.

"Screenings for foreigner workers have been made compulsory since Feb 1," he said.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Ismail Sabri , SOP , Compounds notices , Remand

   

Next In Nation

Landslip close to apartment raises safety fears among residents
Shafee paid RM1,000 as DPP in Anwar's sodomy appeal case, court told
Muda gets leave to challenge decision in rejecting its registration as political party
Genting Highlands, Pulau Tioman and Melaka shortlisted for proposed travel bubbles, says Nancy Shukri
Wei Lun sets his sights on making it to France Paralympics 2024
Aid will be given soon to victims of Kg Sugud flood, says Hajiji
Covid-19: 80% of Malaysia's adult population fully vaccinated, says PM
No evidence of wrongdoing by Zahid involving millions to Yayasan Akalbudi, says lawyer
Covid-19: 15,759 new cases bring total to 2,127,934
Covid-19: Penang to start vaccinating teens on Wednesday (Sept 22)

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers