EMCO in parts of Selangor, Kuala Lumpur: A quick guide on what you need to know

Several parts of Selangor and Kuala Lumpur will be placed under the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) from July 3 till July 16.

This was revealed by Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob this evening as Malaysia recorded 6,988 new Covid-19 cases today – with Selangor recording 2,885 cases, and Kuala Lumpur, 988 cases.

Here’s what you need to know about the 14-day EMCO:

Where are the locations?

Kuala Lumpur

  • People’s Housing Project (PPR) Sri Semarak
  • PPR Batu Muda
  • Sections 1 & 2 Wangsa Maju flats
  • Kampung Padang Balang
  • Taman Koperasi Polis (Phase 1 and 2)
  • Flat Sri Sabah
  • Kampung Puah
  • PPR Kg Baru Air Panas
  • Flat Desa Pandan (including Baiduri & Delima)
  • Kampung Batu Muda
  • PPR Kerinchi
  • Bandar Baru Sentul
  • Taman Ikan Emas

 

Selangor

Petaling district

  • Petaling
  • Damansara
  • Sg Buloh
  • Bukit Raja

 

Hulu Langat district

  • Hulu Langat
  • Ampang
  • Cheras
  • Kajang
  • Semenyih
  • Beranang

 

Sepang district

  • Dengkil
  • Labu
  • Sepang

 

Gombak district

  • Batu
  • Rawang
  • Setapak
  • Hulu Kelang
  • Kuang

 

Kuala Langat district

  • Tanjung 12 (1) & (2)
  • Teluk Panglima Garang
  • Morib
  • Bandar
  • Jugra
  • Batu

 

Klang district

  • Kapar
  • Klang

 

Kuala Selangor district

  • Ijok
  • Bestari Jaya
  • Jeram

 

Hulu Selangor district

  • Serendah
  • Rasa
  • Ulu Yam
  • Batang Kali

 

Can I go out of my house?

Strictly NO. However:

  • Only one (1) person from the household can go out to buy essentials within the EMCO area (within a 10km radius from the house).
  • Strictly no movement outside homes after 8pm unless it’s a medical emergency or with prior police approval.
  • Trips to vaccination centres to get your Covid-19 vaccinations are permitted, as listed on your MySejahtera app.
  • Only two people, including the driver, are allowed at any one time in a taxi or e-hailing vehicle.

 

Who can operate during this time?

  • Those involved in essential services (eg. utilities, cleaning services, waste management) are allowed to operate between 8am and 8pm daily.
  • Airports, ports and public transportation (trains, taxis, e-hailing services).
  • Factories involved in the manufacturing of food and daily essentials like wheat, bread, sugar, cooking oil, formula milk, fresh milk, medicines and face masks.
  • Restaurants, cafes, eateries, stalls selling food and beverages (take aways or drive-through only).
  • Grocery shops or shops selling basic essentials (from 8am to 8pm).
  • Hospitals, clinics, and laboratories can operate 24 hours.
  • Pharmacies, veterinary clinics, pet shops (from 8am to 8pm).
  • Petrol stations (from 6am to 8pm).

 

But I’m an essential service worker. Can I go to work?

Yes, provided you have valid documents, including a letter from your employer, or a valid worker’s pass. Those not under essential services are not allowed to go out and work. Employers must allow their employees to work from home.

 

Can I go for a jog, walk or exercise alone outdoors?

No.

For more information regarding the EMCO, visit the National Security Council’s website.

Here are Twentytwo13’s news highlights today.

DOSING INTERVAL FOR AZ SHORTENED FROM 12 WEEKS TO NINE WEEKS

The dosing interval for the AstraZeneca (AZ) Covid-19 vaccine has been shortened from 12, to nine weeks.

National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme coordinating minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the decision was made following recommendations from the Special Committee for Ensuring Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Supply’s technical working group.

“Those who participated in the first round of the AZ vaccinations will be notified of their second appointment soon,” Khairy said.

FREE ROADSIDE PARKING FROM TOMORROW TILL AUG 31, SAYS FT MINISTER

Motorists need not pay for roadside parking in Kuala Lumpur, starting tomorrow, till Aug 31.

Federal Territories Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa said the initiative is aimed at easing the burden of the people.

When asked about Annuar’s statement, a representative from Kuala Lumpur City Hall told reporters to “wait for an official statement from the Federal Territories Ministry.”

POLICE: 468 SUICIDE CASES RECORDED FROM JAN-MAY 2021

A total of 468 suicide cases were reported in Malaysia between January and May this year.

Bukit Aman Criminal Investigations Department (CID) director Datuk Seri Abdul Jalil Hassan said among the reasons included family problems, emotional stress and financial problems.

Abdul Jalil said on average, there were two suicide cases a day, between 2019 and May 2021.

He said a total of 609 suicide cases were reported in 2019, while 631 cases were reported in 2020.

“A total of 1,427 women and 281 men committed suicide between 2019 to May 2021. The victims were aged between 15-18 years old (872 people) and 19-40 years old (668 people),” said Abdul Jalil.

“Johor reported the highest number of cases in 2019 and 2020 (101 cases), while Selangor recorded the highest number of cases (117) between January and May this year,” he added.

SLIGHT DROP IN 4.0 CGPA FOR 2020 STPM EXAMS

A total of 741 Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) candidates scored a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 for STPM 2020.

This was a slight drop compared to 802 candidates scoring a 4.0 CGPA in 2019.

Malaysian Examinations Council member Prof Datuk Dr Wahid Razzaly said the national CGPA for STPM 2020 rose to 2.78, from 2.77 in 2019.

“Twenty-three out of the 741 candidates who obtained a CGPA of 4.0 scored 5As in all five subjects, while 718 candidates scored 4As,” he said.

PUSPAKOM RESUMES OPERATIONS

Transport Minister Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong announced today that Pusakom services, including mobile inspections, would resume today.

He said the Road Transport Department was told to remove the requirement of obtaining a confirmation letter from the department before conducting a vehicle inspection at Puspakom.

Wee said Puspakom’s operating hours would be between 8am and 5.30pm, Monday to Fridays, or Sundays to Thursdays for Johor, Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu. Inspections on Saturdays will only be at selected branches.

He added that all applications for inspections must be made online via MyPUSPAKOM.