The government today announced that eight sub-districts in Seremban will come under enhanced movement control order (EMCO) for 14 days beginning July 9 to control the continued trend of high cases in the area.
Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the EMCO would be enforced at the Ampangan, Labu, Lenggeng, Pantai and Rantau sub-districts.
Other sub-districts are Rasah, Seremban and Setul.
“Based on screenings by the health ministry, there were 5,504 active cases in this area as of July 4.
“At the same time, the health ministry has confirmed high transmission and high positivity rates, which require immediate action to control the spread of infection,” he said in a statement today.