KUCHING: The enhanced movement control order (EMCO) has been imposed at 24 new localities in seven districts of the state.
The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said the localities were in the districts of Bintulu, Sebauh, Pakan, Julau, Meradong, Sarikei and Saratok.
In the Bintulu district, the EMCO was enforced at Rumah Jangu Tahir, Ulu Sebauh; Rumah Sibat Sumbang, Batu 29, Jalan Bintulu, Miri; the rental rooms above 53 Mini Mart; Rumah Isa Megong, Sg Sebemban, Jalan Pesisir Kuala Tatau; rental rooms above Pergigian Chieng, Jalan Keppel, Shahida Commercial Centre and the workers’ quarters at Doriwood Sdn Bhd from Sept 13 to 26.
Two localities in the Sebauh district, namely, Tan Hock Kee Rental House (Patrick Rental House) above Kedai Pasar Sebauh and the workers’ quarters, Blok Nibong, Ratna, Dan Rama, Ladang Jiba, Keresa Plantation, Tubau will undergo the EMCO from Sept 13 to 26.
The EMCO was enforced from Tuesday (Sept 14) to Sept 27 at Rumah Ningkan, Lubok Ubi, Rumah Ajau, Ulu Kota and Rumah Jambai, Ulu Nunggang in the Pakan district; Rumah Bunyak, Nanga Dong in Julau; Rumah Jawi, Sg Gemuan, Bintangor in Meradong; Rumah Gundak, Sg Paoh Sarikei, Rumah Guang, Sg. Tekalong and Rumah Sumpun, Sg Selidap in Sarikei.
The SDMC added that Rumah Musit, Sg Kesuli, Bukit Sebangkoi in the Sarikei district would undergo the EMCO from today (Sept 15) to Sept 28.
In the Saratok district, the EMCO will be implemented from tomorrow (Sept 15) to Sept 29 at Rumah Dickson Chendang, Rantau Kechala, Rumah Kunjan, Bila Dua, Tekurap, Kabo, Rumah Maling, Babang, Krian, Rumah Juli, Lempa, Kabo, Rumah Ikom, Senyawan, Rumah Tayai, Tinting Kelampai, Abu, Krian and Rumah Anita, Balai Badak, Sg Kelampai,
The committee also said that the EMCO had been extended at seven localities, namely, Ladang TH Sg Rasau in Simunjan from Sept 14 to 20; Rumah Walter, Munggu Deman in Sri Aman as well as Rumah Endawie, Nanga Jela, Batang Ai and Rumah Ubam, Lio, Engkelili in Lubok Antu from today (Sept 14) to Sept 28.
The EMCO will be extended from tomorrow (Sept 15) to Sept 19 at Kampung Simpok, Kampung Mundai and Kampung Lintang Baru in the Serian district.
The SDMC today also announced the end of the EMCO at the rental rooms above Yeo’s Motor and the workers’ quarters at Justrite 708 Kidurong Industrial Area in Bintulu; Rumah Jimbai Saban, Sg. Gerong, Jalan Spur Ulu Sebauh in Sebauh; Kampung Tuie in Pusa; Rumah Machau, Nanga Kumpang, Rumah Ujak, Pengasah, Engkelili and Rumah Maria, Merbong, Engkelili in Lubok Antu; Rumah Edwin, Gua Dunggat and Rumah Dennis, Munggu Sawa Ili, Lingga in Sri Aman as well as Pekan Sebangan, Kampung Lutong and Kampung Menek, Sebuyau in Simunjan.
Meanwhile, the EMCO at Rumah Jelian, Wong Kerdat, Entabai in Jalau will end tomorrow (Sept 15).
The SDMC also announced that the district of Telang Usan had turned orange after recording 23 local infection cases within the past 14 days.
With that, Sarawak now has 35 red districts, three orange districts and two yellow districts.