General : COVID-19: Police employing special system to monitor individuals under home quarantine, says IGP

KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — The police have employed a special system to monitor individuals under 14 days of home quarantine following their return to the country from overseas.

KUALA LUMPUR, April 4– The police have employed a special system to monitor individuals under 14days ofhome quarantine following their return to the country from overseas.
Without disclosing the details of the system, Inspector-General of Police,Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador, said it allows the force to detect the movements of errant individuals who leave their homes in spite of instructions from the Health Ministry to strictly undergo home quarantine.
If they are stubborn and leave their homes while under quarantine, the police can take action by detaining and charging them…their actions (leaving home) are endangering the lives of others, if they are infected withCOVID-19, he told Bernama atBukit Aman here.
Abdul Hamid said to ensure individuals under quarantine stayed put at home, district police headquarters across the country had been instructed to establish a call centre to facilitate communication with these individuals, including via video calls.
— BERNAMA

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