KUCHING: Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) recently announced the extension of the existing conditional movement control order (CMCO) statewide to March 1.
The zones under the CMCO are Kuching (Kuching, Samarahan and Serian), Sri Aman, Sarikei (Sarikei and Betong), Mukah, Bintulu, Miri, Beluru, Subis, Bekenu, Telang Usan, Marudi, Limbang, Sibu, Kanowit, Selangau, Kapit, Song, Belaga and Bukit Mabong.
The National Security Council (MKN) has released an updated notice with a list of unauthorised activities which include entertainment, sports and recreation, tourism, social events and others.
It stated that social activities such as weddings, engagements, receptions, birthday parties, reunions and other social activities were prohibited.
Entertainment activities by nightclubs or pubs, theme parks and activities like karaoke (including family karaoke), indoor playgrounds and cinemas are also prohibited.
The National Security Council pointed out that mass activities involving more than 200 people at a time were not allowed,
“The organisation of international tournaments or competitions without the approval of the Ministry of Youth and Sports with the presence of spectators or supporters is prohibited.
“Participation of participants or officials from abroad for sports tournaments or competitions in Malaysia without permission from the Malaysian Immigration Department is not allowed,” it added.
Tourism activities to areas under the movement control order (MCO) or enhanced movement control order (EMCO) are not permitted.
“Tourism activities outside the state by citizens and by foreign tourists entering Malaysia are not permitted.
“Operations of massage parlours, spas and reflexology centres as well any activities that cause many people to be present in a place that makes it difficult for physical distancing and compliance with the instruction by the Director of Health are also not permitted,” added the council.
It also said that other activities as prescribed by the SDMC from time to time were prohibited too.