Selangor Journal
The public is seen wearing protective face masks in Kuala Lumpur, on October 13, 2020. — Picture by BERNAMA

Selangor, KL, Putrajaya CMCO — A general SOP

SHAH ALAM, Oct 13 — The conditional movement control order (CMCO) will be implemented in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya beginning midnight October 14 until October 27.

Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has today underlined the standard operating procedures (SOPs) that will be enforced in the areas involved.

The following are the general guideline to be adhered to by the people residing or working in the Klang Valley, issued by the National Security Council.

Movement restrictions

  • Only two people at a time are allowed to leave their houses to get daily necessities. High-risk groups and children are advised against going out in public, open, and crowded areas
  • Crossing of state and district borders are not allowed except:
    • For emergency cases such as illnesses and death, with permission from the police
    • For work purposes with valid work pass or permission letter from respective companies. However, companies are encouraged to allow their workers to work from home
    • For those passing through Selangor or Kuala Lumpur to travel to other states, with permission from the police
    • For individuals travelling via the airports located in Selangor — Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), klia2, Subang Airport — with permission from the police

Economic activities

  • All business, economic, and industrial activities are allowed to operate under several conditions
  • Sectors allowed to operate as normal under the existing SOP include economic and industrial sector, fishery, farming, and agriculture, ports and airports
  • Eateries including restaurants, food trucks, food stalls, street hawkers, food courts, kiosks, sundry shops are allowed to operate from 6am to 10pm
  • Drive-through, delivery and take-away of food is encouraged. However, dine-in allowed with two persons per table
  • Market operation hours:
    • Daily markets between 6am to 2pm
    • Wholesale markets between 4am to 2pm
    • Farmer’s market (pasar tani) between 6am to 12pm
    • Night market between 4pm to 10pm
  • Petrol stations allowed to operate between 6am to 10pm, exceptions for those located on highways to operate 24 hours
  • Public transportation are allowed, including busses, express bus and LRT
  • Taxi/e-hailing allowed between 6am to 12am for food delivery and ferrying of a maximum of two passengers
  • Vehicles transporting workers allowed to operate as usual


  • Both government and private clinics and hospitals are allowed to open 24 hours
  • Pharmacies allowed between 8am to 11pm


  • Individual sports, e-sports, non-contact sports, and outdoors sports involving no more than 10 people are allowed
  • Swimming, contact sports and sporting events are not allowed
  • Sports events involving an audience as well as participants from other states are not allowed
  • Religious activities are suggested to allow only six attendees for daily congregational prayers in mosques as well as houses of worship. However, the suggestions for Islamic activities for Selangor and Wilayah Persekutuan are under the purview of the Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) and the Islamic Development Department (Jakim) respectively, and details will be announced soon
  • All recreational, cultural, and entertainment activities are not allowed.
  • All educational institutions are closed. However, students from higher-learning institutions and schools sitting for examinations from educational institutions abroad are allowed to attend the exams
  • Seminars, workshops, conferences and exhibitions are not allowed
  • Face-to-face meetings are not recommended and encouraged to be conducted online
  • Official and unofficial events as well as social activities involving groups of people, such as weddings, birthdays, and reunion, are not allowed
  • Domestic tourism activities are not allowed

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