In a statement to clarify the BPN payout, the Inland Revenue Board said that recipients who received the handout without registration have been vetted automatically based on individual income assessment data for the year 2018 or the Cost of Living Aid (BSH) database.
The EMCO involves around 6,000 residents in 365 residential and commercial units in the buildings, and takes effect from today (April 7) until all residents are screened, Ismail said.
Tax breaks for landlords that give rental discounts or exemptions to SMEs
This is as the nation recorded another 150 new patients, pushing the tally to 2,470.
“We have identified one or two zones in Selangor which we may take action as what we have conducted in Simpang Renggam,” said Dr Noor Hisham at a press conference on updating the latest numbers today.
Meanwhile, 68 more patients have recovered. In total, the number of recovered patients stood at 388.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) urges these participants to come forward to take the test, which will help the government’s efforts to contain the outbreak.
“We expect a surge in April ... We prepare for the worst. It is better to be over-prepared than under-prepared, as under-prepared means not prepared.”
A new death was reported today. The country's death toll is currently at 27.
“I want to clarify here that news about curfew, emergency ordinance, and others are fake news.”