Defence Minister Ismail Sabri just announced that a Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) will be enforced in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, and Putrajaya
During a live address from his home today, 12 October, Ismail Sabri said that the movement order will take effect on 12.01am on Wednesday, 14 October.
He said that following the advice of the Ministry of Health, the CMCO will be in place until Tuesday, 27 October.
CMCO standard operating procedures (SOPs) include an interdistrict travel ban and a limit on the number of people allowed to leave home to buy essential items
However, the Defence Minister said that those who are working outside their respective districts are allowed to travel for work if they could produce a letter from their employers.
"All social activities, educational activities, religious events, and social events are prohibited. Schools, institutions of higher education, kindergartens, nurseries, tahfiz centres, public parks, and recreational parks are to be closed," he explained.
Mosques and non-Muslim places of worship are also not allowed to operate. Meanwhile, all sports, recreational, and cultural activities, including weddings, engagement ceremonies and such, are prohibited.
Entertainment centres and night clubs are also not allowed to operate.
However, all economic sectors throughout Selangor, Putrajaya, and Kuala Lumpur are still allowed to operate
"A more detailed list of SOPs will be issued by the National Security Council (MKN) and you can refer to the MKN website," the minister added.
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