Sarawak CMCO extended further to May 17 as Covid-19 cases surge

KUCHING (April 26): Sarawak’s Covid-19 Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) has been extended by yet another week until May 17, the state disaster management committee (SDMC) announced today.

The extended CMCO along with an updated Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) will take effect from midnight tonight, the committee said in a statement, adding that the decision was made after evaluating the situation in the state and its high number of infections.

It said the SOP (SOP PKPB SARAWAK_kemaskini 26 April 2021 final (1)), which is also available on the National Security Council website, were proposed by the district disaster management committees of Kuching, Miri, Sibu, Betong, Bintulu, Sarikei and Kapit.

On Saturday, SDMC had announced that the CMCO would be extended from April 27 to May 10.

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