Integrated SOP monitoring kicks off today at Sibu

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SIBU, March 3: An integrated SOP monitoring team led by the police had started its thrice a week operation today with the objective of flattening the Covid-19 curve.

The team consisted of the Police, Army, Road Transport Department, Public Works Department (PWD), Domestic Trade and Consumers Affairs (KPDNHEP), Immigration Department, Sibu Municipal Council (SMC), Agriculture Department, People’s Voluntary Corps (Rela), Unity Department and the Marine Department.

Sibu Crime Prevention and Community Safety Division head DSP Ariffin Bahar told reporters that the operation was to ensure that the public and business community strictly adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOP) during the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) until March 15.

“The teams’ members will go round to check whether the people use Mysejahtera to register their particular before entering any shop, scan their body temperature, wearing of face mask while for business premises whether they have set aside a register book for customers to note down their particulars, providing hand sanitiser, and ensure that business employees and customers observe physical distancing,” he said.

DSP Ariffin said each team would focus on each type of business which comprised of business sectors and eateries, manufacturing and factories, the agriculture and commodities sectors and the construction sites.

As an example, SMC will concentrate on the five-foot way and illegal trading, Domestic Trade and Consumers Affairs on the price tag, Immigration department on illegal workers and PWD on construction sites.

‘The teams will continue with the operation should CMCO here is extended,” he added.

At the operation today no compound was issued.- DayakDaily