Residents in 14 localities in Kuala Lumpur and 34 counties in Selangor are not allowed to leave their homes after 8pm, unless there’s an emergency.
[This story is updated with Chief Secretary Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali's announcement about government offices' SOPs on 3 July 2021]
From 3 July (Saturday) to 16 July 2021, localities and district counties in Malaysian federal territory Kuala Lumpur and the state of Selangor will be imposed with two weeks of an enhanced movement control order (EMCO), as announced by Senior Minister for Security Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
In his announcement on 1 July (Thursday), posted on Facebook, Minister Ismail listed out all 14 localities in Kuala Lumpur and 34 counties in Selangor affected. With EMCO restrictions, residents in areas (listed below) are therefore not allowed to leave their homes after 8pm, unless there’s an emergency.
At the same time, only one person from each household is allowed to leave the home to purchase necessities, and travel is limited to a 10km radius.
According to a report by CNA, Minister Ismail said that only residents who work in essential services, or part of official government duty with appropriate documentation are allowed to travel to work.
“Factories manufacturing food and daily essential items, including rice, bread, sugar, oil, milk and medication are allowed to operate.
“While all restaurants, food courts, shops and street vendors can only open from 8am to 8pm,” the minister explained in the same report.
In addition, roads in areas affected by the EMCO will be closed, with all entry and exit points guarded by the police, The Straits Times reported.
In line with Minister Ismail’s announcement about EMCO, Chief Secretary Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali, on 3 July, reminded the public of the operation of government offices.
While government offices are allowed to be opened throughout the country, per his previous announcement, those in the affected areas (in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur) “will be completely closed”. Except for:
- Health services:
- Police station; and
- International gates involving customs, immigration and quarantine matters.
Based on Malaysia’s Ministry of Health’s (MOH) statistics, as of 1 July, 12pm, there are 988 new community cases of COVID-19 in Kuala Lumpur, and 2,885 new community cases of COVID-19, with two imported cases, in Selangor. In the same period, Malaysia as a nation, there are 6,988 new cases.
- People’s Housing Project (Projek Perumahan Rakyat, or PPR) Batu Muda, Batu
- PPR Sri Semarak
- Flat Section 2, Wangsa Maju
- Flat Section 1, Wangsa Maju
- Kampung Padang Balang
- Taman Koperasi Polis (Phase 1 and 2)
- Flat Sri Sabah
- Kampung Puah
- PPR Kampung Baru Air Panas
- Flat Desa Pandan (Termasuk Baiduri & Delima)
- Kampung Batu Muda
- PPR Kerinchi
- Bandar Baru Sentul
- Taman Ikan Emas
District county Petaling:
- Sg Buloh
- Bukit Raja
District county Hulu Langat:
- Hulu Langat
District county Sepang:
District county Gombak:
- Hulu Kelang
District county Kuala Langat:
- Tanjung 12 (1)
- Tanjung 12 (2)
- Teluk Panglima Garang
District county Klang:
District county Kuala Selangor:
- Bestari Jaya
District county Hulu Selangor:
- Ulu Yam
- Batang Kali