Music cafe, night clubs and Bistro not allowed to open during CMCO

Uggah (centre) flanked by Minister for Local Government and Housing Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian (left) and State Health Department director Dr Chin Zin Hing (right) during a press conference today. Photo Credit: Sarawak Public Communications Unit (UKAS).

By Adrian Lim

KUCHING, May 18: State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has banned the reopening of music cafe, night clubs and Bistro during the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) period.

SDMC chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said those outlets are not allowed to open during CMCO.

“Today, the committee has made the following decision.

“Music cafe, night clubs and Bistro are not allowed to operate.

“Stern action and the closure of premises could be taken against the operators, companies and supermarkets which did not comply with the standard operating procedures (SOPs) which have been outlined,” he said during a press conference on the updates of Covid-19 in Sarawak at the Old Sarawak Legislative Assembly Building here today.

Uggah who is Deputy Chief Minister stressed that companies which have reopened their businesses must follow the relevant SOPs.

He added companies which did not comply with the SOPs will be reprimanded by SDMC.

Earlier, SDMC announced that selected economic activities can resume operations during CMCO on May 12. — DayakDaily