KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 — The Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) will be implemented in Kampung Timbang Dayang, Kota Belud, Sabah from tomorrow until Jan 18, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
He said the EMCO is to facilitate control and prevention action in the field and to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the local community.
“The special meeting today heard the presentation of the Health Ministry (MOH) on the increase in positive COVID-19 cases in Kampung Timbang Dayang, Kota Belud. As at Dec 31, 2020, MOH has conducted 207 screenings and detected 24 positive cases.
“Based on the advice and risk assessment of MOH, today’s special meeting agreed to enforce the EMCO in Kampung Timbang Dayang,” he said in a statement on the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO), which entered its 209th day today.
He also announced the lifting of the EMCO at the Jasin Correctional Centre and government staff quarters today after daily reports of active cases showed a declining trend, with the situation being brought under control and no pending results on test samples.