The Compliance Operations Task Force, formed by the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM), nabbed 48 individuals for violating the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) yesterday.

Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said of the total, 40 individuals were remanded and eight others issued compounds

"Some of the offences committed against the RMCO directives include reflexology or massage activities (10 persons) and activities that make it difficult to maintain social distancing (38 people)," he said in a statement today.

According to him, 67,004 inspections were carried out by the PDRM task force yesterday to monitor and enforce compliance with standard operating procedure (SOP) under the RMCO.

In addition, he said, 3,744 compliance teams comprising 16,675 personnel carried out surveillance.

Ismail Sabri said the checks found 2,247 premises to be in compliance with the SOPs and 36 premises were given advice, while the four premises were issued warnings.

In the meantime, he said, an inspection by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Malaysia yesterday found 56 construction sites in compliance with SOPs, while the two construction sites failed to comply and were given warnings, while 15 construction sites were not operating.

"The cumulative number of SOP-compliant construction sites as of yesterday was 2,173 sites and 419 sites not in compliance with SOPs were given warnings.

"The CIDB enforcement team also ordered 19 construction sites to close for not complying with the SOPs," he said.