KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 -- A total of 381 individuals were arrested by police yesterday for defying the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) with 377 of them issued compounds while four individuals were remanded, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
He said among the offences included entertainment centre activities (96), not wearing face mask (80), failing to observe physical distancing (69), failing to provide customer entry record facility (57), illegal inter state/district travel to areas under Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) (33) and others (46).
In a statement issued today, he said Op Benteng yesterday netted 20 illegal immigrants, three smugglers and confiscated nine land vehicles.
Meanwhile, Ismail Sabri said since July 24 till yesterday, 72,182 individuals have returned home via international gateways and have been placed in 74 hotels as well as 18 public training institutes and private educational institutes nationwide.
“From the total, 9,855 individuals are undergoing mandatory quarantine, 404 individuals were sent to hospitals for treatment while 61,923 individuals were discharged,” he said adding that they came back from 36 countries.
On the monitoring of essential goods, he said the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) had conducted daily monitoring on 12 types of items at 673 business premises including 482 retailers, 160 wholesalers and 31 manufacturers.
Ismail Sabri said KPDNHEP enforcement officers also carried out 1,045 checks for compliance with RMCO and found all of them adhered to the stipulated orders.
He however urged entrepreneurs and members of the public to self-regulate on physical distancing and personal hygiene especially when shopping for daily necessities.
On COVID-19 public sanitisation operation yesterday, he said 35 operations covering nine red zones, three orange zones, six yellow zones and nine green zones involving 10 states and two federal territories were conducted except Putrajaya, Sarawak and Terengganu.
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