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What You Can And Cannot Do During CMCO In Selangor (UPDATED)

What You Can And Cannot Do During CMCO In Selangor (UPDATED)

There are slight differences to the Federal SOP.

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Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Amiruddin Shari has come out with a revised list of activities that you can and can’t do during the CMCO in the state of Selangor.

There are slight differences, such as Selangor allowing for 5 people to eat out together at a restaurant table for 10.

Again, do note that this applicable to the state of Selangor and not Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya which are Federal Territories, which have to follow SOPs set by the Federal Government.

Below is the list:

Buying household groceries

  • Only 2 people from the same house
  • Those who considered as high risk are not recommended to go outside to open, public and crowded spaces.

Interstate travel

  • It’s allowed for emergency cases such as illness and funerals but those who want to travel out of the district but they have to apply for a permit with the police.
  • Employees are allowed for inter-district travel but must have a valid work pass or a permission letter from the employer but the government encourages businesses to allow their workers to work from home.
  • For those who need to travel between Selangor and Kuala Lumpur to other states, they are advised to get the permission letter from the nearest police station before making their trip.
  • Individuals who is using the airspace going through KLIA, KLIA2 and Subang also need to get permission from the police.

Restaurants, hawker stalls and convenience stores

  • Allowed to operate between 6 am to 10 pm.
  • The public is encouraged buy food via drive thru, deliveries or take-away only.
  • Dine-in is limited for 2 people, 1 table but the state government has followed the federal government’s recommendation of 5 people for 1 table that fits 10 people.

Petrol Stations

  • Between 6 am to 10 pm (except for stations located near highways which operate 24 hours.


  • Wholesale market – 4:00 am to 2:00 pm.
  • Morning market – 6:00 am to 12:00 am.
  • Farmers’ market – 6:00 am to 12:00 am.
  • Night market – 4:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Public transport and food deliveries

  • Public transport such as buses, expresses buses, LRT, taxies/e-hailing will be allowed.
  • Taxies/e-hailing will only be allowed to operate between 6:00 am to 12:00 am (with a maximum capacity of just 2 passengers).
  • Food delivery services will be allowed to operate between 6:00 am to 12:00 am.
  • Vehicles used for transporting workers will be allowed to fill up passengers according to the capacity that was set earlier.


  • Clinics, government and private hospitals – for 24 hours.
  • Pharmacies – 8:00 am to 11:00 pm.
  • Economic sector and industries
  • Can operate but according to SOP.
  • Vehicles related to industry, business, manufacturing will be allowed to operate as usual including traveling inter-district and inter-state.
  • Fisheries, plantations and agriculture will be allowed to operate.
  • Sea and airports will be allowed to operate

Religious activities

  • Daily prayers
    • Congregation of not more than 3 people.
    • The azan (Islam call to prayer) is allowed.
  • Maghrib, Subuh, Dhuha lectures and other activities are not allowed.
  • Management and staff in all non-Muslim houses of worship – allowed but not more than 6 people.

Leisure, recreational and cultural activities

  • All leisure, recreational and cultural activities are not allowed.
  • All entertainment activities such as night clubs/pubs, recreational centres, theme parks, indoor playgrounds and movie theatres are not allowed.

Sports Activities


  • Individual based sports, e-sports, non-contact sports and outdoor sports of not more than 10 people.

Not allowed

  • Water, physical contact sports and sporting events.
  • Events which have an audience attending.
  • Events that involve foreign participants.
  • Centralized training programs by national sports councils and state sports is allowed to continue but they must follow a quarantine based approach.


  • All schools, universities, kindergartens, day-care centres, will be closed during the CMCO period.
  • IPTA and IPTS students who are taking exams from foreign institutions are only allowed to attend the test and not the learning session.
  • Seminars, exhibitions, training, conventions, lectures and meeting, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) events are not allowed.
  • Only online seminars are allowed.


  • Should be done via a video teleconference and its not encouraged to meet in person.

Organizing a gathering

  • Official and informal government and private functions, social events such as kendrui kendara, weddings and engagements, aqiqah ceremonies, prayers for peace, tahlil, birthday celebrations, birthday celebrations, reunions, etc are not allowed.


  • Any sort of tourism activity going in and out of the CMCO area is not allowed.

Religious ceremonies

  • Marriage registration ceremony for non-mulims is allowed but it shouldn’t exceed 6 people at any one time.

Playgrounds, etc

  • Playgrounds and public exercise equipments are not allowed to be used.
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