COVID-19 in Malaysia : PJ Old Town Locked Down!

The Malaysian government just ordered the 8th EMCO (Enhanced Movement Control Order), locking down 3 large zones in PJ Old Town, Selangor!

COVID-19 in Malaysia : PJ Old Town Locked Down!


COVID-19 in Malaysia : PJ Old Town Locked Down!

On 10 May 2020, the Malaysian government announced their 8th EMCO (Enhancement Movement Control Order), after detecting a cluster of 26 cases of COVID-19 that posed a risk of rather contagion.

Under the advice of the Health Ministry, the Enhanced Movement Control Order will take place immediately on 10 May and will last until 23 May 2020.

The new EMCO will encompass these three large zones in PJ Old Town, Selangor :

Zone A

Jalan Penchala, Petaling Jaya
Jalan 4/33, Petaling Jaya
Jalan 4/37, Petaling Jaya
Jalan 4/39, Petaling Jaya
Jalan 4/41, Petaling Jaya
Jalan 4/44, Petaling Jaya
Jalan Terus 4/42, Petaling Jaya
Jalan 4/43, Petaling Jaya
Jalan 4/46, Petaling Jaya
Jalan Othman 4/4D, Petaling Jaya

Zone B

Jalan 2/29, Petaling Jaya
Jalan 2/29A, Petaling Jaya
Jalan 2/27, Petaling Jaya
Jalan 2/32, Petaling Jaya
Jalan 2/25, Petaling Jaya
Jalan 2/26, Petaling Jaya
Jalan 2/34, Petaling Jaya
Jalan 2/34A, Petaling Jaya
Jalan 2/23, Petaling Jaya
Jalan Dispensary 2/38, Petaling Jaya
Jalan Pasar 1/21, Petaling Jaya

Zone C

Jalan Selangor, Petaling Jaya
Lorong 3/57D, Petaling Jaya
Lorong 3/57C, Petaling Jaya
Jalan RIDA 3/56, Petaling Jaya
Jalan Sentosa 3/57, Petaling Jaya

PJ Old Town EMCO map 01


PJ Old Town MCO Lockdown Pictures!

Here are some photos taken by Malaysian netizens of the 8th EMCO lockdown in PJ Old Town :

PJ Old Town EMCO 01 PJ Old Town EMCO 02 PJ Old Town EMCO 03

PJ Old Town EMCO map 02


What Happens During The 8th EMCO

The 8th Enhanced Movement Control Order aims to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the residential area, through these methods :

  • all residents are prohibited from leaving, throughout the Enhanced MCO.
  • all non-residents and visitors are prohibited from entering the area, throughout the Enhanced MCO.
  • all business activities in the building must stop, except for shops selling essential items.
  • residents may order food deliveries, but they must be delivered to a designated place.
  • a medical base will be opened in this Enhanced MCO area
  • all entry and exit points of the building will be sealed
  • the police, military, civil defence and RELA volunteers will control the Enhanced MCO area

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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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