Betong is orange while Marudi yellow

KUCHING: The Betong district has turned orange after recording 35 local Covid-19 infection cases in the last two weeks.

Meanwhile, the Marudi district is now yellow after recording 13 local infection cases in the past 14 days.

The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) announced that as of today (June 26), the state had 30 red districts, three orange districts, six yellow districts and one green district.

It also announced the enforcement of the enhanced movement control order (Emco) at five places in the state.

 Two longhouses in Lubok Antu, namely Rumah Nancy, Marup Atas, Engkilili and Rumah Langkop, Marup Atas, Engkilili were placed under the Emco from today (Saturday) until July 9.

The Emco was also enforced at two areas in Bintulu – Setinggan Jalan Kidurong and Rumah Sewa Atas Kedai Jom Ngeteh — from today until July 9.

“However, Rumah Mendali, Buyong Panjai in Betong will be under the Emco from tomorrow (June 27) until July 10,” the committee added.

The SDMC also announced the end of the Emco at two longhouses in the state today.

The longhouses are Rumah Mambong, Nanga Lingah in Julau and Rumah Robert Pengabang in Sebauh.