23 more localities in Sarawak under EMCO

KUCHING: The enhanced movement control order (EMCO) has been imposed at 23 more localities in eight districts in the state.

These localities are mostly from the districts of Bintulu, Belaga, Sri Aman, Pakan, Lubok Antu, Pusa, Meradong and Betong.

“Rumah Tukau Gurutak at Jalan Bintulu-Tatau, Shophouse Seberkas Jaya and the rented rooms above Chen Jia Tai Chi Association shophouse at Tanjung Batu in Bintulu are under the EMCO from Sept 2 until Sept 15,” said the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) on Saturday (Sept 4).

In Bintulu, the EMCO was imposed from Sept 3 until Sept 16 for the rented rooms above Tocco Gallery at Kemena Commercial Centre (Lot 943 & 944), Rumah Joshua Manit  Buyu at KM38 Jalan Bintulu-Tatau, Rumah Jakud   Jinggut at KM 44 Jalan Bintulu-Miri, Kuarters Pekerja Wang Lift Transport Sdn Bhd, Batu 6 at Jalan Bintulu-Miri, the second level rented rooms above Zenq Desserts, the rented rooms above Can Lead Money Lender shophouse and the rented rooms under Lengkap Inn.

“For the same period, the EMCO was also imposed at Uma Kulit, Sungai Asap (Block A) and Uma Bakah, Sg. Asap (Block Q and Block M) both in Belaga, Rumah Menjat Muping, Semawa Ili, Pantu and Rumah Retie, Kampung Empadi, Undop both in Sri Aman.

“As for Rumah Matu, Batu 3 and Rumah Guntor, Sungai Kepayang in Pakan district, they are under the EMCO from Sept 3 until Sept 19,” said the committee.

Rumah Robert Lingga, Bulo in Lubok Antu, Kampung Tengah and Kampung Hulu, both at Beladin in Pusa, as well as Rumah Ujeh, Sungai Atap, Ulu Strass, Bintangor in Meradong are under the EMCO from today (Sept 4) until Sept 17.

“In Betong, Rumah Veriland Gogon, Engkranji and Rumah Kechendai, Kabok, Spak will be under the EMCO from Sept 5 until Sept 18,” added the SDMC.

The committee also decided to extend the EMCO at two localities, namely, Rumah. Aron  Libang, Sungai Sebatuk, Skim Rancangan Sepupok at Niah and Saremas 1 Estate, Sawai Land District, 115KM at Jalan Miri-Bintulu in Subis district from today (Sept 5) until Sept 11.

Today, the SDMC ended the EMCO at five localities, namely, Rumah Berayun, Sg Nansang Tugong in Pakan, Rumah Aron Libang, Sungai Sebatuk, Skim Rancangan Sepupok, Niah in Subis, rented rooms above BB Machinery Sdn Bhd, rented rooms  (above Watson store) at Medan Jaya and Rumah Belayong  Buang, KM22 Jalan Bintulu-Tatau in Bintulu.

It added Marudi district had turned red after recording 41 new cases in the past 14 days.

With that, Sarawak now has 32 red districts, two orange districts, five yellow districts and only one green district.