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EMCO For 2 areas In KL

After a rise in Covid-19 cases in these areas, two localities in Kuala Lumpur are among six that will be placed under an enhanced movement control order (EMCO) from June 26 to July 9.

Senior minister for security Ismail Sabri Yaakob said that in Kuala Lumpur, the EMCO will affect Kampung Segambut Dalam in Segambut and Jalan Kubur in Pantai Dalam.

Ismail said 78 of the 646 tests conducted at Kampung Segambut returned positive while 52 of the 79 tests conducted at Jalan Kubur returned positive.

In Sabah, the EMCO will affect Kampung Pukat Tanjung Batu Laut and Kampung Baru Pasir Putih in Tawau. Ismail said 12 out of 31 tests conducted at Kampung Pukat Tanjung Batu Laut returned positive while 10 of the 50 tests conducted at Kampung Baru Pasir Putih returned positive.

In Sandakan, Lorong 12, 15 and 16 in Taman Fajar and the People’s Housing Project (PPR) in Taman Murni will also be placed under EMCO.

Ismail said 17 out of 91 tests conducted at Lorong 12, 15 and 16 returned positive while 15 out of 42 tests conducted at the PPR returned positive.

All four localities in Sabah will be placed under EMCO from June 27 to July 10.

Meanwhile, Ismail announced the end of the EMCO at Mukim Bukit Besar and Mukim Serada in Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu; and University Utara Malaysia in Sintok, Kedah.

He also announced the end of the EMCO at several areas in Sabah.

This includes Taman Villa Felca Nambazan in Penampang, Kampung Kadazan in Tawau, Kampung Lobou 1 and Kampung Bukit Permai in Kota Kinabalu.

They are all set to end at 11.59pm tomorrow.

Ismail said the EMCO in Kampung Skim Cocos in Kunak, Taman Puri Warisan in Kota Kinabalu and Taman Telipok Jaya in Tuaran, Sabah will end earlier than scheduled on June 26.

The minister also said police arrested 696 people yesterday for MCO-related offences, with 671 issued compound fines and 25 remanded.

The offences included crossing state or district lines without permission (163), failing to wear face masks (156), failing to register personal details prior to entering premises (118), failing to observe physical distancing (107), flouting movement restrictions (58), going beyond the car passenger limit (36), failing to comply with premise instructions (13) and others (45).

Ismail said police also arrested 25 illegal immigrants and seized 14 vehicles under the ongoing Op Benteng.

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