Six more localities come under EMCO

KUCHING: Six localities in Sarawak have been placed under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO), said the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) on Saturday (Aug 7).

The committee said the EMCO at the Sungai Kubud Estate staff quarters at Keresa Estate in Sebauh was from Aug 5 until 18.

Rumah Engkabang Angang at KM23 Bintulu-Miri Road, the staff quarters of Hock Peng Realty, and the staff quarters of Sim Swee Joo, Jalan Sungai Nyigu in the Bintulu district are undergoing the EMCO from Aug 6 until 19.

In the Lundu district, the EMCO at Kampung Sebat Melayu, Kampung Sebat Baru, Kampung Temaga Melayu and Kampung Tanah Hitam was from Saturday (Aug 7) until Aug 20.

In the Sri Aman district, the EMCO at Rumah Pilit, Kampung Kaong Ulu, Undop will begin Monday (Aug 8) until Aug 21.

Meanwhile, the EMCO at the Detainees Placement Block, Miri Central Prison in the Miri district was extended from Saturday (Aug 7) until Aug 17.

The EMCO for Pelitanah Estate One and Two staff quarters in the Dalat district will also be extended from Monday (Aug 8) until 14.

The SDMC on Saturday announced the end of the EMCO at Rumah Gimang, Jalan Kwong Ming Minah in the Sarikei district on Saturday (Aug 7).

The committee added that the Selangau district had turned red after reporting 44 cases in the past 14 days.

It said the Kapit district was now orange after reporting 22 cases in the past 14 days while Sarikei and Pakan districts had turned yellow after reporting 16 and 10 cases respectively in the past two weeks.

The SDMC said that the districts of Bukit Mabong, Lubok Antu, Matu, Marudi and Limbang remained green.