MCO in Sibu and CMCO, rest of Sarawak extended to Feb 14, 2021

Uggah (file photo. Courtesy of UKAS)

KUCHING, Jan 27: Movement Control Order (MCO) in Sibu and Conditional MCO in the rest of Sarawak are both extended until Feb 14, 2021.

Sarawak Disaster Management Committee Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas announced this at a press conference to update Covid-19 in Sarawak today.

“This decision was made given that the Covid-19 situation in Sarawak is still not under control.

“Positive cases recorded in Sarawak are still high while green zone areas are lesser, leaving with only 11 out of 40 districts as more areas turned to red, orange and yellow zones.

“So we have decided that MCO in Sibu to be extended from Jan 30 as at 12.01am until Feb 14 of 11.59pm.

“CMCO in the rest of the State will be enforced from Feb 1 as at 12.01am to Feb 14 12.59pm,” he explained.

As today marked one year since SDMC was activated to deal with Covid-19 in Sarawak, Uggah who is also Deputy Chief Minister, took the opportunity to extend his deepest gratitude and appreciations to all frontliners for their commitment and sacrifices.

“But our war against Covid-19 is not done yet. Hence, we need to work harder and even more closely together.

“Like how we have won the first, second and third waves (of Covid-19), I am sure we are going to win again even though it (fourth wave) is very challenging.

“I am relief that Sarawak can stay a bit afloat compared to other states in Malaysia. And we owe this success to all Sarawakians as well as the State government,” he added.

Uggah also thanked Sarawakians, the private sector as well as non-governmental organisations (NGOs) for their support in all kinds of donation for SDMC in the past year.

“For those who have lost family members to Covid-19, SDMC would like to once again extend our deepest condolences.

“For those who have recovered, we are thankful. So let’s stay vigilant, stay strong, stay safe and continue to stay as much as home as possible to keep Sarawak safe from Covid-19,” he called on. — DayakDaily