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EMCO in Felda Jengka 25 in Temerloh from tomorrow

Pahang

The enhanced movement control order (EMCO) will be implemented in Felda Jengka 25, Temerloh in Pahang from tomorrow (December 28) till January 10. National Security Council director-general Datuk Rodzi Md Saad announced the decision after studying the presentation of the Health Ministry on the Covid-19 risk evaluation and infection trend at the locality. “The standard operating procedure (SOP) for all EMCO is the same as announced earlier,” he said in a statement today.

EMCO at Ladang FGV Mengkarak 1 in Bera extended to Dec 2, says National Security Council

Pahang

The enhanced movement control order (EMCO) at Ladang FGV Mengkarak 1 in Bera, Pahang, which is scheduled to end tomorrow, has been extended to December 2. National Security Council (MKN) director-general Datuk Rodzi Md Saad said the extension was made after reviewing the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) analysis on the risk assessment and infection trend of Covid-19 in that locality. “The EMCO in Felda Chini 3 Mukim Penyor in Pekan, Pahang, which started on November 12, will end tomorrow as scheduled,” he said in a statement via Facebook today, adding that no new localities were placed under the EMCO today.

EMCO at Satak Orang Asli village in Raub extended to Nov 23

Pahang

The enhanced movement control order (MCO) enforced at the Satak Orang Asli village in Mukim Batu Talam, Raub, Pahang has been extended to Nov 23. The enhanced MCO in this area had previously been scheduled to end tomorrow. National Security Council (NSC) director-general Datuk Rodzi Md Saad said on Facebook that the extension was made after studying the Health Ministry’s analysis of the Covid-19 infection risk and trend in the locality. "Meanwhile, the enhanced MCO at Pos Betau, Mukim Ulu Julai in Lipis and Taman Amalina Lestari in Raub, Pahang, which started on Oct 20 and Nov 3. respectively, will end tomorrow as scheduled,” he added.

EMCO at two localities in Pahang from Nov 12-25

Pahang

Two localities, Ladang FGV Mengkarak 1 in Bera and Felda Chini 3 in Pekan, Pahang will be placed under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) from Nov 12 to 25. National Security Council director-general, Datuk Rodzi Md Saad said the decision was made based on the risk assessment by the Health Ministry and the Covid-19 infection trend in the localities concerned. "The standard operating procedures for all EMCO areas are the same as previously announced," he said in a statement on Facebook, On Wednesday (Nov 10).

EMCO in Kg Orang Asli Satak, Raub from Nov 3

Pahang

The enhanced movement control order will be enforced in Kampung Orang Asli Satak, Batu sub-district in Raub, Pahang starting Wednesday (Nov 3) till Nov 16. National Security Council director-general Datuk Rodzi Md Saad said the decision was made after evaluating the Health Ministry’s risk assessment and the Covid-19 infection trend in the locality. "The standard operating procedure (SOP) for all EMCOs are the same as previously announced,” he said in a Facebook post Tuesday (Nov 2).

Two-week EMCO in Raub's Taman Amalina Lestari from Wednesday (Nov 3)

Pahang

An enhanced movement control order will be imposed on Taman Amalina Lestari, Mukim Gali, in Raub, Pahang, from Nov 3 to 16. National Security Council director-general Datuk Rodzi Md Saad said the decision to impose the enhanced MCO was made after scrutinising the risk assessment by the Health Ministry and the trend of Covid-19 infections in the locality. "The SOPs (standard operating procedures) for all enhanced MCO areas are the same as announced before,” he said in a post on Facebook Monday (Nov 1).

EMCO at Kampung Orang Asli Ruai, Pahang from Oct 22, says NSC

Pahang

The enhanced movement control order (EMCO) will be enforced at Kampung Orang Asli Ruai, Mukim Batu Talam, Raub, Pahang from October 22 to November 4. National Security Council (MKN) director-general Datuk Rodzi Md Saad said the decision was made after evaluating a Health Ministry risk assessment and Covid-19 infection trends in the locality. “The standard operating procedure (SOP) for the EMCO is the same as previously announced,” he said in a statement on Facebook today.

Felda Lembah Klau in Pahang under EMCO from Oct 12-25

Pahang

The enhanced movement control order (MCO) will be enforced at Felda Lembah Klau, Mukim Gali in Raub, Pahang, from Tuesday (Oct 12) to Oct 25. National Security Council (NSC) director-general Datuk Rodzi Md Saad said the decision was made after studying the Health Ministry's risk assessment and trends of Covid-19 infection in the locality. "The standard operating procedure (SOP) is the same as that announced for all EMCOs previously,” he said in a statement via Facebook Monday (Oct 11). He said that the enhanced MCO at four localities in Perak and one in Pahang would end tomorrow.

Bera Selatan 5, 7 to go under EMCO

Pahang

Two more localities in Pahang will come under the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) to contain the spread of Covid-19. National Security Council (NSC) director-general Datuk Rodzi Md Saad said the two-week EMCO would be implemented from Oct 6 to Oct 19 in Bera Selatan 5 and Bera Selatan 7. He said the NSC made the decision after considering the risk assessment and case trend presented by the Health Ministry. "The same set of EMCO standard operating procedures will be enforced," he said in a statement today. Meanwhile, he said the EMCO in Felda Umas 6, Kalabakan, Sabah and Kampung Baru Cenderawasih, Pekan, Pahang, would be lifted as scheduled tomorrow (Oct 6).

EMCO imposed in Kuala Boh Orang Asli village in Cameron Highlands

Pahang

Kampung Orang Asli Kuala Boh in Ulu Telom, Cameron Highlands, will be placed under the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) beginning Thursday. National Security Council (NSC) director-general Datuk Rodzi Md Saad, who announced the restriction in the council's daily update, said the restriction was imposed after evaluating the Health Ministry's risk assessment and case trend reports on the area. He said the EMCO in Kampung Tementong in Cheka, Lipis, meanwhile, has been extended to Oct 13 as risk analysis reports suggest that conditions are yet optimal for lifting the lockdown. The restriction on the village was originally slated to end on Wednesday (Sept after it began on Malaysia Day.

Pahang records highest infectivity rate in country today

Pahang

Pahang has recorded the highest infectivity rate or R-naught (Rt) in the country, at 1.05. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the national average currently stands at 0.95 with only Labuan recording an Rt of 0. The Health Ministry, he said, also detected 26 new Covid-19 clusters over the past 24 hours with half of them being workplace clusters. Among the 13 workplace clusters identified today, the Batu Empat Tapah cluster in Perak involving the Batang Padang, Hilir Perak, Perak Tengah, and Kampar districts logged the most number of infections (131 cases).

16, 17-year-olds in Pahang to complete first vaccine dose by Sept 30

Pahang

There are 42,875 teenagers aged 16 - 17 in Pahang who are scheduled to receive at least one Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine dose by Sept 30. State Health director Datuk Dr Nor Azimi Yunus said they were among the first group of teenagers below 18 who began receiving their vaccines across Pahang starting today. "The focus is to inoculate those between 16 and 17 and the vaccines will be administered at 22 existing vaccination centres (PPV), 44 PPVs at schools and four health clinics at 11 districts in Pahang. Everything has been arranged according to schedule and we expect to complete the programme by the end of the month. "To date, the health department has not received any reports about teenagers refusing the vaccines. Parents should allow their children to be vaccinated and counselling services will be provided for parents who do not allow their children to be vaccinated," she said, adding that 7,015 teenagers in Pahang would receive their vaccine doses on the first day of the programme today.