CMCO in Sarawak from Jan 18 - 31
By:Natasha Jee
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KUCHING: The conditional movement control order (CMCO) will be enforced in 11 out of 12 divisions of Sarawak from January 18 to 31.

Sibu will be excluded as it is placed under MCO which is enforced from Jan 16 to 29.

This is the latest decision taken by the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in view of the increasing Covid-19 cases in the state.

SDMC chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the CMCO will take effect at 12.01am on Jan 18 until 11.59pm on Jan 31.

“The details of the standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the CMCO will be announced to the public on Jan 17,” he said during the SDMC Covid-19 update press conference today.

Uggah added that SDMC had also divided the divisions into zones respectively for the implementation of the CMCO, and the zoning list would be published on SDMC’s website by today (Jan 17).

“For Kuching zone, it will include Kuching, Kota Samarahan and Serian.

“As for Sri Aman it is classified as one zone, while for Betong and Sarikei it will classified under a single zone, Sibu and Bintulu as individual zones while Mukah and Kapit will be under one zone, and also Limbang and Lawas as one zone,” he said.

In Miri Division, although several areas are in the green zones for Covid-19, movement restrictions were implemented so as to prevent the transmission of the disease.

Uggah also said that the Unit for Other Religions (Unifor) will release the detailed SOP for places of worship other than Islam.

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