PUTRAJAYA — May 5, 2020: Just hours apart health ministry Facebook post talked about two new areas in Selayang and Jalan Raja Bot in Chow Kit being under an enhanced movement control order (EMCO), Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob now tells a different story.
He in fact now says the government has not announced an EMCO for these areas but have taken steps to tighten security and control there.
“We have also conducted swab tests among residents, ” said Ismail at his daily media briefing here today.
Earlier media reports referred to the ministry’s Facebook post as saying that Taman Wilayah and Taman Desa Bakti in Selayang and Jalan Raja Bot had been put under the EMCO. Authorities were said to have sealed the areas early today.
Yesterday the ministry said a new cluster involving 16 local infections were detected at the Chow Kit market.