Two-week lock­down for two ar­eas

The Borneo Post (Sabah) - - Front Page -

PETALING JAYA: The govern­ment yes­ter­day an­nounced an En­hanced Move­ment Con­trol Or­der (MCO) in two ar­eas in Sim­pang Renggam af­ter record­ing 61 pos­i­tive cases of Covid-19 there, out of 83 in Klu­ang.

The En­hanced MCO in Kam­pung Dato' Ibrahim Ma­jid and Ban­dar Ba­haru Dato' Ibrahim Ma­jid will in­volve 3,570 lo­cal res­i­dents from 650 families, ef­fec­tive mid­night to­day un­til April 9.

“This is to pre­vent Covid-19 in­fec­tion from spread­ing out from the ar­eas. This move will al­low house-to­house case mon­i­tor­ing activities to be im­ple­mented in the pe­riod of 14 days,” De­fence Min­is­ter Datuk Seri Is­mail Sabri Yaakob said in a state­ment.

Dur­ing the or­der, all lo­cal and vis­i­tors in the ar­eas are sub­ject to house cur­few, while non-lo­cals are not al­lowed in with all en­try points blocked.

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