KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 — Six localities in Sabah and one in Kuala Lumpur will be placed under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) from Thursday (June 10) to June 23, said Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
The EMCO in Sabah involves Kampung Kebayau in Kota Belud; Kampung Batu Layar, Pulau Banggi (Kudat); Taman Wawasan (Beaufort); Kampung Likas (Kota Kinabalu); as well as Kampung Sungai Obar, Batu 7 and Fasa 9B, Taman Indah Jaya (Sandakan).
Meanwhile, the EMCO in Kuala Lumpur involves Kampung Sungai Penchala.
“This is to prevent movement and curb transmission of the disease from these localities as well as to facilitate the MOH (Ministry of Health) in carrying out early case detection for immediate isolation,” he said in a statement today.
Meanwhile, Ismail Sabri also said that the EMCO at Ladang FGV Kalabakan Selatan, Kalabakan, Sabah would be extended from tomorrow until June 22 while the EMCO at Felda Redong 1, Mukim Labis near Segamat, Johor would be extended from June 10-23. — Bernama