KUALA LUMPUR – The Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) will be imposed in 34 mukims in Selangor and 14 localities in Kuala Lumpur for 14 days, starting this Saturday (July 3) to July 16.
All districts in Selangor except Sabak Bernam will be affected.
Meanwhile, several localities in Kuala Lumpur will also be placed under EMCO.
Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, in a statement released on June 1, said the 34 mukims involved in Selangor are:
- Petaling: Petaling, Damansara, Sg Buloh, Bukit Raja
- Hulu Langat: Hulu Langat, Ampang, Cheras, Kajang, Semenyih, Beranang
- Sepang: Dengkil, Labu, Sepang
- Gombak: Batu, Rawang, Setapak, Hulu Kelang, Kuang
- Kuala Langat: Tanjung 12 (1), Tanjung 12 (2), Teluk Panglima Garang, Morib, Bandar, Jugra, Batu
- Klang: Kapar, Klang
- Kuala Selangor: Ijok, Bestari Jaya, Jeram
- Hulu Selangor: Serendah, Rasa, Ulu Yam, Batang Kali
Meanwhile, in Kuala Lumpur, areas involved include:
- Projek Perumahan Rakyat (PPR) Sri Semarak
- PPR Batu Muda
- Flat Seksyen 2 Wangsa Maju
- Flat Seksyen 1 Wangsa Maju
- Kampung Padang Balang
- Taman Koperasi Polis (Fasa 1 & 2)
- Flat Sri Sabah
- Kampung Puah
- PPR Kampung Baru Air Panas
- Flat Desa Pandan (Termasuk Baiduri & Delima)
- Kampung Batu Muda
- PPR Kerinchi
- Bandar Baru Sentul
- Taman Ikan Emas
Ismail Sabri said that with the implementation of the EMCO, all routes will be closed and controlled by the police, and residents will not be allowed to leave their homes except for a household representative to buy basic necessities within a radius of 10 kilometres.
He said the Ministry of Health (MoH) will also conduct targeted screening tests on all residents in the affected areas.
According to him, interstate and interdistrict travel for the purpose of COVID-19 vaccination at vaccination centres (PPVs) outside the district or state of residence is allowed, by showing appointment details on the MySejahtera application, website or short messaging service (SMS).
He said airports and ports are allowed to operate as usual, while public transport activities and services (trains, commuters, buses, taxis, ferries and e-hailing) will operate at 50% capacity, with the number of individuals in taxis and e-hailing limited to two, including the driver.
Ismail Sabri said permission to travel to work is only for essential services or to carry out official government duties, with a confirmation letter from the employer or a valid employee pass, and no unnecessary movement outside the residential area after 8pm, except for emergency cases or with police permission.
“Only employees from essential services and factories and authorised business premises can use the previously issued MITI letter,” he said.
He said only the essential services sector will be allowed to operate from 8am to 8pm, such as utilities, cleaning and sewage.
He said the EMCO’s standard operating procedures (SOPs) also stipulated that only food factories and basic daily necessities such as rice, white bread, sugar, cooking oil, wheat flour, fresh milk, baby milk formula, medicines and face masks were allowed to operate.
Meanwhile, Ismail Sabri said that restaurants, food stalls, food trucks, roadside hawkers, grocery stores, convenience stores, daily necessities shops, pharmacies, animal clinics and pet food stores would be allowed to operate from 8am to 8pm.
Petrol stations are allowed to operate from 6 am to 8 pm, except for petrol stations on toll highways, which are allowed to operate 24 hours; wholesale markets can operate from 12 midnight to 6 am; public markets, permanent farmers’ markets (PTKs) and MyFarm Outlets from 6 am to 2 pm; hospitals, clinics and medical laboratories can operate 24 hours; while sports, social, recreational and cultural activities are not allowed.
Full details of the SOP can be obtained at the National Security Council website: https://www.mkn.gov.my.