27 October 2020 – Enhanced MCO in Penang Remand Prison extended two weeks

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Corrections / Justice
Level of Jurisdiction: Penang Remand Prison, PG
Lead People/Agency: Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob

Overview: The enhanced movement control order (MCO) enforced on the Penang Remand Prison and officers’ quarters is extended for another 14 days as COVID-19 positive cases are still being detected there.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/27/covid-19-enhanced-mco-at-penang-remand-prison-officers039-quarters-extended-14-days-says-ismail-sabri

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat