301 nabbed for flouting SOPs

PETALING JAYA: A total 301 individuals were nabbed for flouting the standard operating procedures (SOPs), of which 298 were issued compounds and three were remanded.

Among the violations were not wearing face masks (77), failure to adhere to social distancing (149), and being in entertainment venues (two), said Senior Minister (Defence) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pix).

A total 2,506 task force teams involving 11,811 personnel conducted checks at 2,799 supermarkets, 4,447 restaurants, 1,122 factories, 1,651 hawkers, 589 government offices, 1,044 land terminals, 237 water terminals and 125 air terminals.

On “Ops Benteng”, Ismail Sabri said 31 undocumented persons and two alleged smugglers were arrested, adding that a total 107 road blocks nationwide were conducted and six land vehicles were seized.

On mandatory quarantine, he said a total of 94,967 individuals had returned to Malaysia from July 30 to Dec 30.

Of that figure, 7,362 individuals are currently undergoing their quarantine while 540 have been sent to hospital for treatment.

A total 87,065 individuals have been discharged.

Those who had returned to Malaysia via KLIA and klia2 had travelled from 36 countries including the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia, and the United Arab Emirates.

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