By Aneesah Ishak
KUALA LUMPUR, 26 October 2020: The conditional movement control order (CMCO) imposed in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Selangor that is supposed to end this Tuesday will be extended for another 14 days until 9 November.
Senior Minister (Defence), Dato’ Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said, the extension was made due to the increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases. Apart from that, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has found that there are still high risk locations detected in the spread of the pandemic.
“The government has previously announced CMCO throughout Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Selangor from 14 to 27 October 2020.”
“However, the evaluation of risk conducted by members of the Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) found that there are still high risk locations for the transmission of COVID-19 in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Selangor.
“Taking into account this risk assessment, the government has agreed to extend the CMCO order in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor and Putrajaya for another 14 days from 27 October until 9 November 2020,” Dato’ Seri Ismail Sabri said during a press conference on Monday.
Ismail Sabri further said that the standard operating procedure (SOP) of CMCO will be the same as set earlier.***
Source: Astro Awani
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