Four owners allowing dine-ins among 36 local council compounds issued yesterday (May 20)

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By Ling Hui

KUCHING, May 21: Four business owners who still allowed dine-ins were among 36 individuals compounded yesterday (May 20) for violating Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) during Sarawak’s Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO).

State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), in a statement on Covid-19 update yesterday, said all 36 compounds were issued under the Ministry of Local Government and Housing.

Of the remaining 32 compounds, 12 individuals had incomplete premises registration books, five were caught celebrating birthdays without following SOPs, five did not register through the MySejahtera application, five owners were operating without permission, three were found not wearing face masks, one was operating overtime and another was operating without a registration book.

With that, the cumulative number of compounds under the Ministry since Feb 1, 2021 increased to 610 compounds as of yesterday.

Sri Aman which recorded 10 of these compounds topped the list, followed by Kapit (6), Kuching South (5), Padawan (4), Sibu (3), Miri (2), Bintulu (1), Serian (1), Bau (1), Sarikei (1), Meradong and Julau (1), Matu and Daro (1). — DayakDaily