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Medan 88 EMCO: Three more residents surrender today, say police

Selangor

Three more residents of Medan 88, Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi, here, who did not return home after learning that the area would be under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO), surrendered today, bringing the total number who returned to 43. Sepang district police chief ACP Wan Kamarul Azran Wan Yusof said in a statement that out of the 32 men and 11 women who surrendered, 14 were locals, 19 Indonesians, seven Thais, and one Myanmar, Indian and Nepalese each.

Police say 40 residents of Medan 88 have surrendered so far

Selangor

Forty residents of Medan 88 in Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi who decided not to return home after learning the area would be placed under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) have surrendered to the authorities so far. Sepang district police chief ACP Wan Kamarul Azran Wan Yusof, in a statement today, said 14 Malaysians, comprising 11 men and three women, and 26 foreigners had returned as at yesterday.

Top Glove dormitories in Klang under EMCO from Nov 17-30 - Ismail Sabri

Selangor

The Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) will be enforced at the Top Glove Corporation Bhd’s workers’ dormitories in Klang and its surrounding areas from tomorrow (Nov 17) until Nov 30, Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Yaakob. (pix) He said the decision taken by the National Security Council (MKN) will involve 13,190 male and female workers of the glove manufacturing company who reside in the company’s dormitories, as well as 1,200 residents in Jalan Abadi 1A/8, Jalan Abadi 1A and Jalan Abadi 10A/KU8.

Medan 88 EMCO: over 400 residents missing

Selangor

The Sepang District Disaster Management Committee will seek the aid of the police to detect 400 residents of Medan 88, Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi, here, who did not return home after receiving information that barbed wires would be installed in the area for the implemention of the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO). Its chairman Mohamad Zain A. Hamid said the number of those who did not returned home were detected following interviews of residents there who said their housemates or family members did not return as soon as they found out that the area would be placed under EMCO.

EMCO at Salak Tinggi's Medan 88

Selangor

The government has decided to enforce the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) in Medan 88 Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi, Sepang in Selangor for two weeks from tomorrow. The EMCO will involve 284 premises, 88 shophouses, affecting 800 residents. "The EMCO is to ensure targeted screening can be done and also to control the movement there," Senior Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said during his daily press conference today.

Doctor, nurses of Taman Paramount PJ clinic self-quarantined

Selangor

A doctor and nurses from the Teoh & Cheah Clinic, Taman Paramount who attended to a Covid-19 positive patient are now under self quarantine, according to a report by Malaysiakini based on a Tweet by Selangor state assemblyperson Lim Yi Wei. The report stated that patient suspected of dengue visited the clinic before being referred to a hospital where the same patient was found to be infected by Covid-19.

Selangor govt to conduct targeted Covid-19 screening on security frontliners, says exco

Selangor

The Selangor government will conduct targeted Covid-19 screening on frontliners from the Armed Forces, Royal Malaysia Police, Malaysian Volunteer Corps (Rela), security firms as well as cleaning staff, within two months. State Public Health, Unity, Women and Family Development Committee chairman Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud said these frontliners are apparently at high risk of exposure to the virus as they are constantly moving with the community in Selangor.

Selangor exco claims state ‘blindsided’ without detailed Covid-19 data, has to play guessing game

Selangor

The Health Ministry’s decision not to share its detailed data on Covid-19 has left Selangor in the lurch, forcing the state government to play a guessing game in curbing further infections, Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud claimed today. The state executive councillor in charge of Selangor’s public health, unity, women and family development said the state government has been hoping to merge its contact tracing application, Selangkah, with the federal government's MySejahtera for ease of data gathering, but this request was also not heeded.

Royal Selangor Golf Club confirms seventh Covid-19 case

Selangor

The Royal Selangor Golf Club (RSGC) today confirmed its seventh Covid-19 positive case, hours after reporting its sixth Covid-19 positive case earlier. RSGC said its latest case, which saw a sixth member test positive, was confirmed today after said member underwent Covid-19 screening on October 31. “The member has been contacted by the Health Ministry and arrangements are being made for hospitalisation,” it said in a brief statement.

Selangor MB did not break any quarantine rules, says private secretary

Selangor

Private secretary to the Selangor Mentri Besar, Saifudin Shafi Muhammad, has stated that Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari did not violate any form of home quarantine order issued by the Health Ministry (MOH). This comes after an investigation paper on the issue was received by the Office of the Selangor Mentri Besar, stating that a probe is currently being done in accordance with Section 15 and 22(b) of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 (Act 342) because Amirudin was said to have violated a quarantine order issued by the MOH.

Door-to-door inspections at Sg Emas flat tomorrow

Selangor

The Kuala Langat District Health Office will carry out door-to-door inspections starting tomorrow to ensure all residents of the Sungai Emas Flat undergo the Covid-19 screening test. Kuala Langat Land and District officer Mohd Jusni Hashim said some 15 per cent or less than 200 residents in the area placed under the Targeted Enhanced Movement Control Order (TEMCO), have yet to undergo the screening.

Selangor and KL Prisons Dept says adhering to Covid-19 SOP to prevent infection in prisons

Selangor

The Selangor and Kuala Lumpur Prisons Department continues to ensure full compliance of the standard operating procedures (SOP) to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in its four prisons. Its director, Datuk Mohd Sakeri Dollah, said, to date, only one positive case was recorded in Kajang Women’s Prison but it did not spread to other inmates and staff at the institution. “That is why we emphasise on SOP compliance. This is the only way to avoid inmates and staff from being affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Two employees of Avisena Specialist Hospital test Covid-19 positive

Selangor

Avisena Women's and Children's Specialist Hospital here has confirmed that two of its staff members have tested positive for Covid-19. In a statement, Avisena Group said both employees are from the management team and had very limited contact with customers. "They have been practicing strict SOP guidelines, wearing masks at all times during their working hours.

Rapid KL routes diverted following EMCO at Plaza Hentian Kajang

Selangor

Following the enforcement of the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) at Plaza Hentian Kajang, near here, from tomorrow, several Rapid KL bus routes will be diverted. Rapid KL in a statement yesterday said the affected routes are the Rapid KL 450 route, Selangor Smart Bus KJ01 and KJ04 routes as well as the MRT T464 Feeder Bus route.

MBSJ closes HQ for disinfection after staff tests positive for Covid-19

Selangor

The Subang Jaya City Council (MBSJ) headquarters in USJ 5 has been closed for disinfection after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19, the SJ Echo reported today. The community news publication attached a notice by MBSJ in a post on its Facebook page, which said that the headquarters will be closed today and reopen tomorrow.

916 public locations sanitised in Selangor since MCO - Fire and Rescue Dept

Selangor

Sanitation operation has been conducted at 916 public areas in Selangor since the movement control order (CMO) was enforced last March, said State Fire and Rescue Department director Norazam Khamis. He said the premises that were sanitised included office buildings, markets, tahfiz centres, mosques and surau.

CMCO in KL, Selangor, Putrajaya extended

Selangor

The Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) enforced in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor and Putrajaya will now be extended for another two weeks. Initially scheduled to end tomorrow, Senior Defense Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced the extension today, citing the continued rise of Covid-19 cases in all three areas. The second phase of the CMCO will end Nov 9.

Sea Park market closed after trader tests positive for Covid-19, says PJ Mayor

Selangor

Petaling Jaya City Council mayor Datuk Mohd Sayuthi Bakar today confirmed that a vegetable seller from the Sea Park market has tested positive for Covid-19. In a statement today, Mohd Sayuthi said the 73-year-old trader was detected as Covid-19 positive on October 22. “The trader has four shoplots in the market and also supplies vegetables to other traders in the same market besides selling it to the public.

Quarantine violation: Police to call up Selangor MB

Selangor

The police will call up Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari to Bukit Aman soon to give a statement on the claim he breached the self-quarantine order to curb the spread of Covid-19. Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department (CID) deputy director (investigation/legal) DCP Mior Faridalathrash Wahid said investigation was being carried out following a statement on Amirudin's twitter account apologising for the matter, saying he did it to check on the water disruption in Selangor.

Ismail Sabri says EMCO for Tropicana workers’ hostel in Selangor ends tomorrow, but subject to CMCO after that

Selangor

The enhanced movement control order (EMCO) imposed onto the Tropicana Golf and Country Resort’s dormitory for workers will end tomorrow, Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said today. “However, even if the ECMO is lifted from the workers hostel, the hostel is still subject to the conditional movement control order (CMCO) that is imposed on Selangor,” he said during his live press briefing.

NSI deny allegations of Covid-19 cases among staff

Selangor

The National Sports Institute (NSI) have denied that there are positive Covid-19 cases among their staff at the National Sports Complex in Bukit Jalil. This comes a day after Timesport reported that there could be cases, involving a dietician and a nutritionist. NSI chief executive officer (CEO) Ahamad Faedzal Md Ramli, who could not be reached for a response on Tuesday, clarified matters yesterday.

Pet supply store Petsmore says two staff at 1Utama, SS2 positive for Covid-19

Selangor

Pets supply store chain Petsmore today said two of its employees — one in 1 Utama Shopping Centre and another in the SS2 — have tested positive for Covid-19. Petsmore said both stores are closed with immediate effect to be sanitised. “We have recently received heart-breaking news that two of our employees at Petsmore SS2 and Petsmore One Utama Shopping Mall respectively are tested positive for Covid-19 infection on Monday, October 19, 2020 and Tuesday, October 20, 2020.

Roads not closed due to CMCO

Selangor

Police clarified today that no roads in the district are closed or made inaccessible to enforce the conditional movement control order (CMCO). Petaling Jaya police chief ACP Nik Ezanee Mohd Faisal said that police had merely mounted roadblocks at entry points into Petaling Jaya at three locations. He said the checkpoints are at the Subang, Sungei Buloh and Damansara toll plazas at North-South expressway.

The Curve latest mall to report Covid-19 case

Selangor

With a slew of shopping malls within the Klang Valley having recorded positive Covid-19 cases, The Curve in Mutiara Damansara, Petaling Jaya is the latest to join the list. In a statement on their official Instagram page, the mall's management informed that an employee at Foot Solutions, a shoe store within the complex, tested positive for the virus on Oct 16. Foot Solutions is located on the first floor, near the centre court.

Selangor gov't launches childcare assistance for frontliners

Selangor

The Selangor state government today unveiled the Frontliner Child Care Initiative (iPAF) to assist in childcare arrangements for frontliners working in hospitals during the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO). Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Amiruddin Shari said the initiatives are available at nine different locations.

Utama cluster grows to 105; mall disputes Petaling district numbers

Selangor

The number of Covid-19 positive cases in the 1 Utama Shopping Complex cluster (Utama Cluster) has climbed to 105 as of this morning, said the Petaling district office. In a posting on its official Facebook page, the office said, so far, 79 security guards, 18 cleaners and eight of the mall tenant staff had tested positive for the virus.

Proton employee in Shah Alam tests positive for Covid-19

Selangor

Proton Holdings Bhd has confirmed that one of its employees from the Research and Development Department in Shah Alam had tested positive for Covid-19 and was immediately admitted into a government hospital. In a statement today, the company said contact tracing has begun and all employees from the respective departments have been asked to stay away from the office and self-quarantine. “This is being followed by deep cleansing and disinfection of the premises and any suspected areas.

Ismail Sabri: Previously enforced CMCO SOP in Klang now void, superseded by statewide regulations

Selangor

Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today clarified that those living in the district of Klang are now subjected to the statewide conditional movement control order (CMCO). He explained that the SOPs implemented for the district which came into effect on October 9 are effectively cancelled since the entire state went under the CMCO beginning today.