Relief for Kuching folks as CMCO will be lifted at 11.59pm tomorrow

Kuching city. File photo for illustration purposes

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KUCHING, Nov 26: The Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) for Kuching will end at midnight tomorrow (Nov 27).

The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), in a statement today, announced that the CMCO for Kuching will be lifted, effective Nov 27 (Friday) at 11.59pm.

The decision was made as the status of the Kuching district has been revised from red to orange with 30 local Covid-19 infections recorded up until today.

SDMC thus extended appreciation to all agencies and especially residents of Kuching for their cooperation in complying with the standard operating procedures (SOP) which has helped in containing the outbreak.

Meanwhile, police caught an Indonesian woman in Lawas for not wearing face masks in public as required by the Covid-19 SOP.

SDMC reported that police also issued five compounds for violations of SOP in the past 24 hours with three at Padawan and one each in Miri and Sarikei.

On roadblocks operation mounted in Kuching district under CMCO, a total of 8,654 vehicles have been checked.

The cumulative number of vehicles inspected was 123,261. Of the number, 613 vehicles had been ordered to turn back since Nov 9. —DayakDaily