Four areas in Kuala Lumpur has been considered as “Covid-19 red zones” which is under “intensive” monitoring by the authorities during Movement Control Order (MCO)!
Federal Territories Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa said these areas are the Lembah Pantai parliamentary constituency, Titiwangsa, Kepong and Cheras.
“These areas are considered as Covid-19 red zones. Intensive monitoring will take place at these areas especially locations with records of positive Covid-19 cases,” said Annuar in a statement today.
He said the Health Ministry had gazetted 11 locations including in Labuan under the purview of his ministry as quarantine stations to house Covid-19 patients. The quarantine stations, said Annuar, will start operations tomorrow.
Annuar also said 5,000 people including 1,413 members of the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) and 1,500 policemen operating in three shifts had been deployed to several parts of the Federal Territory to ensure compliance of the two-week long MCO that is expected to last until end of this month.
Others deployed on the ground during the MCO, he said, included 1,500 enforcement officers from the Kuala Lumpur City Council (DBKL).