Conditional MCO reinstated for Selangor, KL, Putrajaya, Sabah; Petrol stations in Sabah to close at 6pm

Jerrica · Oct 12, 2020 11:10 PM

Conditional MCO reinstated for Selangor, KL, Putrajaya, Sabah; Petrol stations in Sabah to close at 6pm 01

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The dreaded partial lockdown is upon the residents of Sabah, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur (KL), and Putrajaya. Senior Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced today that the government has decided to reinstate Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) for the selected states to quickly curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

CMCO will take effect in Sabah from 12.01 midnight on 13 October 2020 to 26 October 2020. Selangor, KL and Putrajaya will start observing CMCO from 12.01 midnight on 14 October 2020 to 27 October 2020.

As like before, inter-district travel will be banned. If an employee is required to cross district lines, they will be required to show a work pass or permission letter from their employer.

As for leaving the confines of your homes, only two persons from one residence are allowed to leave the home to buy necessities.

All institutions such as schools, universities, kindergartens, nurseries, tahfiz centres, including mosques and other non-Muslim houses of worships are to be closed.

Meanwhile, recreational activities like sports or any social activities at public parks, recreational centres and sports centres are prohibited as well.

Conditional MCO reinstated for Selangor, KL, Putrajaya, Sabah; Petrol stations in Sabah to close at 6pm 01

Senior Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob

The National Security Council (MKN) has said that all economic activities in Selangor, Putrajaya, and KL will still be allowed to operate normally but they will have a more detailed standard operating procedure (SOP). MKN will announce more details on this matter soon.

However, for Sabah, business hours for eateries, markets, petrol stations, pharmacies, and essential goods stores would be limited to operate between 6am and 6pm. As like before, dine-ins are prohibited and only drive-throughs, deliveries and takeaways will be allowed.

Jerrica

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