All you need to know about the upcoming CMCO in KL, Sabah, Selangor and Putrajaya
Updated 16 October 2020
In the wake of a nationwide spike in Covid-19 cases, Selangor, Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur and Sabah will be placed under Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO). According to an announcement by Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, the CMCO in Sabah will take effect on October 13 until October 26, while the CMCO in Selangor, Putrajaya and Kuala Lumpur will begin on Oct on October 14 until October 27.
During this movement restriction order, inter-district travelling will be curbed and only two persons from each household are allowed at each time for essential activities. Residents will need to present their work passes or consent letters from employers to travel within districts.
Schools, higher learning institutions, public and recreational parks, mosques and other places of worship will also be closed. night clubs, entertainment centers, sports activities and recreational, social, cultural and wedding receptions will not be allowed during this time.
In a separate announcement, Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob revealed that F&B businesses such as restaurants, food trucks, food courts, hawker stalls, kiosks, and convenience stores are allowed to operate between 6am and 10pm. Dine-ins are still allowed and limited to two per table. Takeaways, drive-throughs, and food deliveries are encouraged.
Several cities in Malaysia have already previously been placed under the CMCO, including Tawau, Kota Kinabalu, Lahad Datu, Kunak, Semporna, Penampang and Putatan, while a few others were under a stricter Enhanced MCO (EMCO).
Watch this space for more updates on the CMCO in Malaysia.
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