CMCO in Mukim 12 of Southwest District from Nov 6 to 19

Property News/ 4 November 2020 Leave a comment


According to the latest announcement from the Ministry of Health, Mukim 12 of Penang’s Southwest District will be placed under a conditional movement control order (CMCO) from November 6 to November 19.

This will affect several townships within Mukim 12, namely Batu Maung, Bayan Baru, Bayan Lepas (including Free Industrial Zone), Sungai Ara, Sungai Nibong and Queensbay areas.

The rules under CMCO are as follows*:

  • Only two members of a household may leave the house to buy necessities;
  • All schools, higher education institutions, training institutes, kindergartens, childcare centres, public parks and recreational centres will be closed;
  • Activities in the economic, industrial and trade sectors would be allowed to operate as usual, but the working hours may be limited;
  • All forms of public transport such as buses, taxis and e-hailing services are allowed to operate from 6am to 12am;
  • Daily markets are allowed to open from 6am to 2pm, while wholesale markets may operate from 4am to 2pm, and night markets 4pm to 10pm;
  • Clinics and public hospitals will be allowed to open for 24 hours while pharmacies and medicine stores may operate from 8am to 11pm;
  • Fishing, farming and the agriculture sectors may operate as usual; and
  • All social gatherings, including weddings, and entertainment activities are not allowed.

*Based on information released earlier for CMCO at KL, Selangor and Putrajaya

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