Covid-19: All premises listed in HIDE system must close for three days, says Ismail Sabri

PETALING JAYA: All premises and bazaars listed in the Hotspots Identification for Dynamic Engagement (Hide) will be ordered to close for three days, says Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

He also said that all Ramadan and Aidilfitri bazaars in movement control order (MCO) areas will be closed from Monday (May 10), he said.

Among the Ramadan bazaars flagged as potential hotspots were Lorong Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Kumpur and Precinct 3, Putrajaya.

In a statement on Saturday (May 8), Ismail Sabri said the government was constantly reviewing its standard operating procedures and would tightened it and if there is an increase in daily cases.

“The trend of increasing cases in the country is worrying, along with the discovery of new Covid-19 variants, he said.