Malaysia Covid-19 Latest News

6 roadblocks in Gombak to be removed By Dhesegaan Bala Krishnan - October 15, 2020 @ 4:31pm

Kuala Lumpur

Police will remove six roadblocks in areas under the administration of the Gombak police district tomorrow. Gombak police chief Assistant Commissioner Arifai Tarawe said the exercise was aimed at preventing traffic congestion and to monitor public compliance of the Conditional Movement Control Order.

MEF calls for more support for employers following re-implementation of CMCO

Kuala Lumpur

The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) has called for more support for employers following the re-implementation of the conditional movement control order (CMCO) in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Sabah. President Datuk Syed Hussain Syed Husman said MEF hopes the government would look into assisting businesses via additional initiatives, including providing more tax breaks.

Heavier than usual morning crawls as CMCO roadblocks slow traffic into Shah Alam, KL

Kuala Lumpur

Two access roads leading into Shah Alam city saw bumper-to-bumper traffic for almost 1km today due to roadblocks mounted to control movement under the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO). A crawl was reported at the Hicom junction near Persiaran Kuala Selangor where a police roadblock was mounted for motorists entering Shah Alam.

CMCO: Public parks, sports facilities under DBKL closed until Oct 27

Kuala Lumpur

All public parks operated by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) are closed to the public throughout the conditional movement control order (CMCO) enforced from today until October 27 to curb the spread of Covid-19. Among the parks are Perdana Botanical Garden, Bukit Kiara Public Park, Titiwangsa Lake Park, Manjalara Lake Park, Kepong Metropolitan Park, Batu Metropolitan Park, Datuk Keramat Lake Park and Permaisuri Lake Park.

CMCO in Selangor, KL, Putrajaya: Dine-ins allowed, limited to 2 per table

Kuala Lumpur

The Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya which will be enforced for two weeks from midnight tonight will see dine-ins permitted. However, Senior Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said only two people would be allowed per table. Speaking in a press conference that was streamed live this afternoon, Ismail Sabri said businesses are allowed to operate from 6am to 10pm during the CMCO period.

Work-related travels permitted, must present pass and letter

Kuala Lumpur

Employees can travel between districts for work during the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) period in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, provided they present a valid employee's pass or letter from their employers confirming their employment status. However, those working within the same district will not be required to present similar documents to police personnel.

Several FT Islamic Religious Council Zakat Collection Centre employees confirmed positive, says CEO

Kuala Lumpur

Several employees of the Federal Territories Islamic Religious Council Zakat Collection Centre (PPZ-MAIWP) are confirmed positive Covid-19. This was confirmed by PPZ-MAIWP chief executive officer, Ahmad Shukri Yusoff who said that all PPZ-MAIWP employees had been directed to undergo screening tests and placed under quarantine as preventive and control measures.

Businesses and economic activities allowed in Selangor, KL and Putrajaya during CMCO, here are their hours

Kuala Lumpur

Putrajaya clarified today that all business, economic and industrial activities are allowed in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, which will be placed under conditional movement control order (CMCO) from October 14 to 27. Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob told a press briefing that businesses such as food outlets are allowed to operate from 6am to 10am throughout the CMCO period.

PJ police chief undergoes self-quarantine

Kuala Lumpur

Having dedicated most of his time on the field to ensure the coronavirus contagion is kept in check, Petaling Jaya police chief ACP Nik Ezanee Mohd Faisal (pix) himself has been ordered to undergo self-quarantine after being exposed to a Covid-19-positive person. It is learnt that Nik Ezanee who was involved in a joint-meeting on Friday to plan the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) at the Tropicana Golf and Country Resort’s workers’ hostel had come into close contact with a security guard of the golf course who tested positive for the virus.

Apple reseller Machines confirms employee at Mid Valley outlet tested positive

Kuala Lumpur

Apple reseller Machines has confirmed that one of their employees at their Mid Valley outlet tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday (Oct 12). They said that the employee had not been at work since clocking out on Oct 8, and had informed them of Covid-19 cases in the block of flats where he lives, adding that arrangements were immediately made for his testing and self-quarantine.

Make use of all tools available, not just lockdowns — The Federation of Islamic Medical Associations (FIMA) Advisory Council

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia is currently faced with the third wave of Covid-19 cases and hence it is crucial that containment policies are informed by the latest scientific tools and innovations available to ensure that their policies are the best practices at hand, not just blunt and damaging tools such as lockdowns, but complementary tools, which are friendly to both lives and livelihoods, such as large-scale and frequent population-level testing strategy.

After BSC, another retail staff tests positive for Covid-19 in Mid Valley Megamall and The Gardens

Kuala Lumpur

Two shopping malls located within Mid Valley City — The Gardens Mall (TGM) and Mid Valley Megamall (MVM) — has said today it has ordered three outlets to close until further notice after one of its retail staff tested positive for Covid-19. In a statement, the shopping mall management said the aforementioned staff was an employee of London Sales Cosmetics Sdn Bhd (LSC) that operated Origani and Élévatione Time Stops in TGM and Surreal by Élévatione Time Stops in MVM.