Klang, Sandakan, Papar + Tuaran : Lock Down On 9 October!

The Malaysian government just announced a CMCO lockdown of Klang in Selangor, as well as Sandakan, Papar and Tuaran in Sabah!

Here is what you need to know about the lockdown that will kick off on 9 October 2020!


Klang, Sandakan, Papar + Tuaran : Lock Down On 9 October!

Even though many areas in Sabah are already under Administrative EMCO and Conditional MCO, the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rack up.

With new cases hitting a record high of 691 cases yesterday and 489 cases today, the Malaysian government announced that they will impose a Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) on Klang in Selangor, as well as Sandakan, Papar and Tuaran in Sabah.

Klang, Sandakan, Papar + Tuaran : Lock Down On 9 October!


Klang, Sandakan, Papar + Tuaran : Lock Down Restrictions

Beginning at 12:01 AM on 9 October 2020, the CMCO will impose these more restrictive conditions on Klang, Sandakan, Papar and Tuaran :

  • All movement to and from the three areas is banned, except for essential services (including factories and related supply chains that will be listed by MITI)
  • Businesses must be closed, except for those providing essential services
  • Residents are not allowed to leave their areas for work, except with prior police permission (for essential services)
  • Only two persons from each household is allowed to leave their home to get food and daily necessities.
  • Eateries are only allowed to operate from 6 AM to 6 PM. Only drive-in, delivery and takeaway of food purchases are allowed.
  • Food delivery riders are only permitted from 6 AM until 8 PM.
  • Essential retailers (groceries, pharmacies and drug stores) and petrol stations are only allowed to operate from 6 AM to 6 PM.
  • Public and private clinics and hospitals are allowed to operate 24 hours a day.
  • Daily markets are only allowed to open from 6 AM to 2 PM.
  • Night markets, tamu, wholesale markets and farmers’ markets are prohibited.
  • All sports, recreational, social and cultural activities are prohibited.
  • Places of worship, childcare centres, kindergartens, schools, tahfiz centres, centres of higher education, and vocational training institutes are prohibited
  • Buses are not allowed to operate.
  • Taxis and e-hailing vehicles are allowed to operate, but with a maximum of two passengers, from 6 AM until 8 PM.

The police, army, civil defence forces and RELA will be deployed to enforce the CMCO in these areas, as well as the CMCO of Kota Kinabalu, Penampang, Putatan.

But unlike the CMCO of Kota Kinabalu, Penampang, Putatan, this CMCO in Klang, Sandakan, Papar and Tuaran will last for 14 days.


COVID-19 : How To Keep Safe!

Here are a few simple steps to stay safe from COVID-19 :

  • Avoid suspected cases or disease hotpots, like hospitals, if possible!
  • Avoid public events and crowds
  • Keep our hands clean with soap or hand sanitiser
  • Keep our home, office, vehicles, etc. clean
  • If you need to wear a surgical mask, make sure you put it on and remove it properly!
  • Wash your food with water (and soap) after purchase and before preparation

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