06 October 2020 – Alor Setar Prison in Kedah placed under enhanced MCO

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence
Level of Jurisdiction: Alor Setar Prison, KDH
Lead People/Agency: Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob

Overview: The Alor Setar Prison in Kedah is placed under a targeted enhanced movement control order (EMCO) due to spike in COVID-19 cases.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/04/alor-setar-prison-now-under-targeted-enhanced-mco

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat