Another longhouse placed under EMCO

KUCHING: The enhanced movement control order (EMCO) has been imposed at Rumah Empaling, Spak, a longhouse in Betong.

The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) announced this on Sunday (May 9).

The EMCO at the longhouse is from May 7 to May 20.

The committee also announced the end of EMCO at four longhouses in Meradong, namely Rumah Selat Lai, Sungai Janting; Rumah Takang Uatau, Sungai Kertong; Rumah Giman, Skim B, Bintangor; and Rumah Junis, Jalan Kelupu, Bintangor.

The EMCO has been extended in three areas. The EMCO at Rumah Likik, Ulu Pedanum in Pakan and Rumah Nyuka Lubuk Lemba in Sarikei has been extended until May 23 while the EMCO at Kolej Tingkatan Enam in Saratok has been extended until May 20.

SDMC also announced that Sarawak now had two green zones and 10 yellow zones.

Kabong and Lawas districts are green zones after recording no new cases in the past two weeks.

Tebedu district has become a red zone after recording a total of 43 local infection cases in the past 14 days.

SDMC said 27 districts were red zones in the state while Tatau district was the only remaining orang zone.