by BERNAMA / pic by BERNAMA
Compliance with the Movement Control Order (MCO) in Jalan Pudu here which is under administrative control, has reached 90 per cent, with residents cooperating well with the authorities.
According to police sources, there have also been no crimes reported in the area, with heads of families allowed to go out to get food and other necessities.
“Everyone is giving good cooperation and listening to instructions from the health staff, as well as adhering to the MCO which is under administrative control in the area,” said the source.
On Friday, barbed wire fencing was installed in several areas around Jalan Pudu by the Malaysian Armed Forces, while residents were requested to undergo screenings for the virus.
Checks by Bernama today afternoon found the screening process was also running smoothly, with a resident in his late 40s saying he and several other family members had been screened a few days back.
Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob was earlier quoted as saying that the Jalan Pudu area was not subject to the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO), but rather under administrative control, with residents still allowed to go out to get necessities.