Six roadblocks mounted in Kubang Pasu district

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KUBANG PASU – Police have mounted six roadblocks in this district as part of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 linked to the Sivagangga cluster.

Kubang Pasu deputy police chief DSP Chien Chunng Tsaur said one roadblock has been set up in Kodiang while five more were mounted in Changlun.

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“These roadblocks are in line with the Targetted Enhanced Movement Control Order (TEMCO) implemented in this district and also to assist the Health Ministry (MOH) conduct screenings on those residing in the affected areas,” he told reporters here today.

Chien said a total of 96 personnel are stationed in these roadblocks, adding that police may also seek reinforcement from other agencies if needed.

Police will also conduct patrols to ensure residents comply with all directives, especially those under home quarantine.

“We will not be allowing outsiders to come into the affected areas and those with quarantine pink wrist tags are not allowed out of their homes,” he said.

— BERNAMA