Two more longhouses, a village under EMCO

KUCHING:  Two more longhouses and a village will be placed under the  enhanced movement control order (EMCO).

The Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee stated today that the EMCO would be enforced at Rumah Jarop, Changkol in Lubok Antu from June 11 until June 24; at Kampung Sebandi Hilir in Lundu from June 12 to June 25 and at Rumah Kintan, Merampu in Pakan from June 12 to June 28..

It also declared the end of EMCO today (June 12)  at five places, namely Rumah Igar, Bukit Tungku in Sri Aman; Rumah Tiut  Usit, Sungai Setulan, Jalan Pesisir Kuala Tatau in Tatau; Foreign Lodge, Blok E9, Samalaju Industrial Park and Local Lodge LL4 in Bintulu.

Meanwhile,  the EMCO at other two longhouses in Julau, namely Rumah Japar / Rh. Gasah, Nanga Kemalih would end on June 13 while the EMCO at Rumah Lau, Rantau Pitak Entabai would end on June 14.

SDMC also announced that the Matu district was now a yellow zone  after recording a total of 12 local infection cases in the past two weeks.

Therefore, Sarawak now has nine yellow districts, two orange  districts and  29 red districts.