CMCO in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya

The Defense Minister annouced on 13 October 2020 that Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya will initiate  Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) starting from 14th to 27th Oct 2020. A detailed SOP would be issued in the near future.

Below are the SOPs being introduced:

  • Control of Movement The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) is responsible for controlling infectious areas with the assistance of the Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM)
  • Only two people are allowed to leave the house for the purpose of obtaining food supplies and other necessities.
  • High risk individuals and children are not encouraged to go out to public, open and congested areas.

Movement in and out of districts and states involving CMCO areas are not allowed except for:

  • Emergency cases such as illnesses and funeral arrangements outside the district is permitted but an application must be made to PDRM.
  • Employees are allowed to cross districts and states with the condition of having a valid employee pass or an approval letter from the employer. For employees within the same district, they do not need to produce an employer letter or employee pass. The government encourages the employer to allow their employees to work from home.
  • For those who need to pass through Selangor and Kuala Lumpur to other states, they are advised to obtain permission from their nearest police station before traveling.
  • Individuals using air travel through KLIA, KLIA2 and Subang must also obtain approval from PDRM.

Economic Activity in CMCO Areas:

  • All business, economic and industrial activities may operate.
  • Restaurants, shops / dining outlets, food trucks, roadside hawkers, mobile hawkers, food court / hawker centres, roadside stalls / kiosks, grocery and convenience stores are allowed to operate between 6.00 am to 10.00pm.
  • The purchase of food is encouraged by drive-through, delivery or take-away only. Although dining in is permitted, it is limited to 2 people per table with compliance with the Food & Beverage Sector SOP.
  • Day market operations are between 6.00am to 2.00pm only.
  • Wholesale market operations are between 4.00am to 2.00pm only.
  • Wet market operations are between 6.00am to 12.00 noon.
  • Night market operations are between 4.00pm to 10.00pm.
  • However, the operation of wet and night markets must comply with the strict SOPs set and must be with the supervision of RELA officers.
  • Petrol station operating hours are between 6.00am to 10.00pm (except for the operations of petrol stations on highways which is allowed to operate 24 hours)
  • Public transportation services such as bus stops, express buses, the LRT, taxi / ehailing services are allowed to operate.
  • Taxi / e-hailing services, (with a maximum of 2 passengers) and food delivery are allowed to operate from 6.00am to 12.00 midnight.
  • For vehicles transporting employees, they may carry passengers as previously directed.

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