Lockdown extended in prisons and quarters in Penang, Sabah


Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Putrajaya has extended a lockdown in two localities in Penang and three in Sabah for another two weeks following a continued increase in Covid-19 cases. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Irwan Majid, November 18, 2020.

THE government has extended the enhanced movement-control order (EMCO) in two localities in Penang and three in Sabah for another two weeks following a continued increase in Covid-19 cases. 

Senior Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob said this evening the Seberang Perai Prison, including its staff quarters, the Tawau temporary detention centre, Sandakan prison and Taman Wira prison quarters will be under lockdown until December 2. 


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