09 October 2020 – Enhanced MCO in Sabah areas extended

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

Overview: The targeted enhanced movement control order (MCO) enforced in Lahad Datu, Tawau, Kunak and Semporna in Sabah has been extended following an increase in COVID-19 cases recorded in these areas.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/09/targeted-enhanced-mco-in-sabah-extended

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: With cases still being reported, the government needs to control the affected areas to prevent any further spreading of the COVID-19 infections.