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Health Ministry workers accompanying a resident believed to be a foreign worker to the Covid-19 screening centre set up for those residing near the Jalan Othman wet market, which has been placed under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) from May 10 until 23, in Petaling Jaya, on May 11, 2020. — Picture by BERNAMA

Drones utilised to monitor EMCO compliance in PJ’s Jalan Othman area

PETALING JAYA, May 13 — Police are using drones to monitor compliance with the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) around the wet market area in Jalan Othman here.

Petaling Jaya police chief ACP Nik Ezanee Mohd Faisal said they were also being used to broadcast messages to the residents living in the area,

“For the duration of this operation, drones are being used to assist us in controlling and monitoring the movement of individuals on a wider scale,” he told reporters when met after making checks on compliance to the conditional movement control order (CMCO) standard operating procedures (SOP) in Kelana Jaya here today.

Nik Ezanee said he was satisfied with the rate of compliance with EMCO in Jalan Othman.

“All the residents there are following instructions and are fully cooperating with the authorities,” he said.

He added that so far, 494 out of the 2,190 residents in this EMCO zone had undergone Covid-19 screening.

— Bernama

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