25 October 2020 – Foreign workers at Batu Maung placed under quarantine

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Immigration
Level of Jurisdiction: Batu Maung, PG
Lead People/Agency: Balik Pulau OCPD Supt A. Anbalagan

Overview: 199 foreign workers comprising 87 Nepalese men and 112 Indonesian women have been placed under quarantine at Batu Maung after being identified as close contacts of a COVID-19 case linked to the Bayan cluster.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/26/covid-19-199-foreign-workers-linked-to-bayan-cluster-quarantined

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat