Police permit, negative test result required for cross-district travel from Southern Zone

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KUCHING: The cross-district travel from the Southern Zone to other districts requires a police permit and a negative RTK Antigen or rT-PCR test result approved by the Ministry of Health (MoH).

The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) stated that the Covid-19 swab test result is valid for three days only and that this decision was implemented immediately from on Saturday (Aug 28).

It clarified that the Southern Zone consists of Kuching, Bau, Lundu, Samarahan, Asajaya, Simunjan, Serian, and Tebedu districts.

On another note, the committee had declared 16 localities to be put under enhanced movement control order (EMCO).

On Aug 27 to Aug 9, the EMCO has been enforced on Rumah Lat, Sungai Munau in Belaga district; Rumah Lindang, Lachau Ili, Pantu in Sri Aman district; Rumah Imau, Kampung Tanjung, Engkilili in Lubok Antu district; and Lorong 9, Taman YTD in Bintulu district.

Meanwhile, Rumah Sandin, Kampung Merajang in Limbang district; and four other longhouses in Subis district namely Rumah Changgai Dali, Ulu Niah; Rumah. Belilie Lium, Sungai Tema, Ulu Niah; Rumah Juan Bedaru, Sungai Gelasah Suai and Rumah Maxwell Tambi, Sungai Libau, Jalan Miri-Bintulu will also undergo EMCO from Aug 28 until Sept 11.

From Aug 29 until Sept 11 this EMCO is enforced on Kampung Keranji and Kampung Serayan Hulu in Lundu district; Kampung Kaman in Bau district and three localities in Betong which are Kampung Hulu, Spaoh; Rumah Gindu in Lubau Baru and Rumah Aka at Nanga Tapih.

Kampung Sungai Alo and Skim Penempatan Semula Kampug Sungai Alo, however, will start their EMCO from Aug 30 until Sept 12.

The SDMC had also declared the end of EMCO today (Aug 28) on four localities namely Rumah Sudin, Nanga Sipan and Rumah Bana, Nanga Kebiaw both in Song district; Uma Bawang, Sungai Asap in Belaga district and Datang Jaya Enterprise rental premises in Bintulu district.

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