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Official MKN SOP For Klang Valley PPN Phase 3 As Of 30 September (In English)

Official MKN SOP For Klang Valley PPN Phase 3 As Of 30 September (In English)

PPN Phase 3 starts on 1 October in the Klang Valley.

Hakim Hassan

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For your convenience, TRP took the liberty of translating the latest Phase 2 standard operating procedures (SOP) for the National Recovery Program (PPN) released by the National Security Council (MKN) on 25 August, which came into effect on 20 August 2021 for some states.

Do note that the latest additions in the SOP are highlighted in blue.

TLDR: More restrictions have been lifted for PPN Phase 3.


Areas Involved

  • PERLIS, SARAWAK, TERENGGANU, PAHANG, MELAKA, SELANGOR, W.P. KUALA LUMPUR AND W.P. PUTRAJAYA.
    • For Sarawak, please refer to the National Rehabilitation Plan – SOP Phase 3 Sarawak.
    • For areas enforced by PKPD, SOP KPD in the area is effective until the expiry date of the PKPD.

Effective period

  • Starting on 16 August 2021 (starting 12.01am).
    • For Terengganu – starting on 17 September 2021 (starting 12.01 am).
    • For Pahang – starting on 24 September 2021 (starting 12.01 am).
    • For the State of Melaka, Selangor, W.P. Kuala Lumpur and W.P. Putrajaya starts on 1 October 2021 (starting 12.01 am).

Fully vaccinated

Individuals who have been completely vaccinated are those who’ve met the following criteria:

i. For vaccine types that require two doses of injection (such as Cormirnaty (Pfizer-BioNTech), Covid-19 AstraZeneca (Oxford-AstraZeneca), CoronaVac (Sinovac), Spikevax (Moderna) and Covilo (Sinopharm)) – individuals exceeding the 14th day from the date of injection of the second dose; or

ii. For types of vaccines that require only one injection dose (such as Covid 19 Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) and Convidecia (CanSino)) – exceeding the 28th day from the date of injection.

General Health Protocols

  • Premise owners and licensees must provide QR code for MySejahtera check-ins or a book for manual customer attendance record.
  • Hand sanitisers must be provided at the entrance and must be used before entering the premises.
  • The use of the MySejahtera app is a must, for areas which have internet access. The use of customer attendance registration books is only allowed in areas where there is no internet coverage or other reasonable reasons (senior citizens, absence of smartphones etc.)
  • Licensee and owner of the premises ensure that customers check in the premises using MySejahtera or manually write the name and no. phone if there is no internet coverage.
  • Employers, employees, customers and visitors are required to check in MySejahtera or write manually the name and phone number that can be read (if there is no internet coverage) before entering the premises, including in Government offices, private and private.
  • For shopping malls, supermarkets or department stores, customers only need to perform a body temperature scan once at the entrance of the complex and not at each business premises under one complex.
  • Body temperatures above 37.5 degrees Celsius are not allowed to enter the complex and premises.
  • Storeowners inside or outside a complex must ensure that only individuals with ‘Low-risk’ and ‘Casual Contact Low Risk’ status in their My Sejahtera app or Covid-19 Vaccination Card are allowed to enter the premises. 
  • Premise owners and licensees must ensure customers enter and exit a premise in a controlled manner and maintain physical distancing of at least 1-meter.
  • Premise owners and licensees must ensure customers enter and exit a premise in a controlled manner and maintain physical distancing of at least 1-meter.
  • Children aged 18 and below are not encouraged to be at public areas and facilities.
  • Licensee and owner of the premises must limit the number of customers/visitors on premises – taking into account the minimum 1-meter physical distancing rule.
  • Each premises must display the number of customers/visitors allowed into the premises at a single time.  Using a ‘take-a-number’ system is encouraged.
  • Building owners need to ensure that Check-in QR codes are made available at all levels of the building.
  • Employees, suppliers, and customers must wear face masks properly, according to Health Ministry (KKM) guidelines, while on-premises.
  • Ensure THE VENTILATION SYSTEMS at the premises is in working order, in accordance to the indoor ventilation and air quality guidelines put out by the Department Of Occupational Safety and Health (JKKP).
  • A face mask must must be worn especially in public and crowded areas, except for the following activities and places;
    • Hotel rooms or private paid accommodations and involving household/family members.
    • Solitary work space.
    • Outdoor sports and recreational activities.
    • Personal vehicle and involving members of the same household.
    • Indoor or outdoor public areas and places without the presence of other individuals.
    • While eating and drinking in public without any other individuals (other than in restaurants or food premises).
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Perks For Fully Vaccinated Individuals

Crossing State & District Lines For Long Distance Couples (PJJ)

  • Married long distance couples are allowed to cross district and state lines for the purposes of meeting each other on the condition that both individuals are fully vaccinated, have PDRM’s approval, and these documents:
    • Copy of the husband and wife’s identification card.
    • Copy of wedding certificate/card.
    • Copy of the husband and wife’s Covid-19 Vaccination card or Digital Certificate.
    • Copy of proof of spouse’s residence or employer confirmation letter.
  • Present the letter of permission that had been approved by PDRM when passing through roadblocks (SJR).

Crossing State & District Lines For Parents And Guardians With Long Distance Child (Under 18)

  • Parents or guardians with children under the age of 18 that resides in a different district or state are allowed to cross district and state lines to meet the child on the condition that both parents/guardians are fully vaccinated, have PDRM’s approval, and these documents:
    • Copy of parents’ identification card and child’s birth certificate.
    • Copy of parents’ / guardian’s Covid-19 Vaccination Card or Digital Certificate.
    • Information about the child’s school (if applicable)
  • Present the letter of permission that had been approved by PDRM when passing through roadblocks (SJR).

Citizens & Non-Citizens Returning / Arriving From Abroad

  • Citizen and non-citizen travelers, who have a residence in Malaysia (including PR and Malaysia MY Second Home), who returned or arrived from abroad, and are fully vaccinated, are allowed to undergo mandatory quarantine at home and given a Home Surveillance Order (HSO) that is subject to details issued by the Ministry of Health (MOH).
    • Provide a valid proof of a negative RT PCR test result taken within three days before departure.
    • Have a valid Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate that is complete (depending on type of vaccine).
    • Shows no symptoms during screening at the International Gateway.
    • Have a suitable residence to carry out quarantine.
  • Individuals who return / arrive from abroad and have not been fully vaccinated or not vaccinated, must to undergo quarantine at a designated quarantine center as well as subject to details issued by the MOH.
  • The mandatory quarantine period for travelers from all countries is 14 days and can be extended for another 7 days if there is a need based on the results of the risk assessment conducted on the 14th day.
  • Travelers are required to make a self -assessment every day through the Home Assessment Tool (HAT) in the MySejahtera application and this activity must be continued until the end of the quarantine period (either 14 days or 21 days from the date of arrival).
  • Travelers are required to undergo Covid-19 infection detection test screening i.e. Covid-19 RT-PCR test upon arrival at PMA. Repeat screenings will be performed on the 10th or 18th day (for travelers who had to undergo quarantine for 21 days).

Religious Activities

  • Prayer activities in mosques and suraus for individuals who have been fully vaccinated are allowed and is subject to regulations and SOPs by the State Religious Authority.
  • Prayer activities at Houses of Worship Other than Islam (RISI) for individuals who have been fully vaccinated is allowed and is subject to regulations and SOPs by the Ministry of National Unity.
Credit: Malay Mail

Tourism activities

  • Tourism activities are only allowed in the same state involving hotels and homestays.
  • Guests who have been fully vaccinated are allowed to undertake tourism activities in the same state by presenting the COVID-19 Digital Vaccination Certificate upon check-in.
  • Hotel and homestay operators must ensure that individuals wishing to enter the premises MUST show a COVID-19 Digital Vaccination Certificate proving that the individual has been fully vaccinated.
  • Couples who have received a complete vaccination are allowed to bring children aged 18 and under for tourism activities in hotels and homestays in accordance with general health protocols.
  • The tourism bubble on Langkawi Island is allowed to tourists who have been vaccinated by complying with the Langkawi Island Domestic Tourism Bubble SOP.

Cruise ships

  • Cruise ships are allowed with 50% of the ship’s capacity provided all crew and passengers have been fully vaccinated.
  • Pub and nightclub activities are not allowed.

Manufacturing, Construction, Mining and Quarrying

  • For the manufacturing, construction, mining and quarrying sectors that achieve complete vaccination rates for workers as follows:
  • (a) 80% to 100%: Allowed to operate with 100% employee capacity.
  • (b) Less than 80%: Allowed to operate with a capacity of up to 80% of employees only.
  • RTK Antigen testing on employees is carried out every 2 weeks at the cost of the employer.

Spa, Wellness and Massage Centres

  • Business operations of spas, wellness centers and health massages are allowed to fully vaccinated visitors and operators.
  • Employees and customers must have a complete vaccine, not a Covid-19 positive case, not close contact to a positive and asymptomatic case.
  • Only allow customers who have an appointment. Walk-ins are not allowed.
  • Wear gloves (disposable type), face mask, and face shield during activities.
  • Replacing (including gloves, bed sheets or mattresses or chairs) and mite cleaning equipment including face shields) for each customer.
  • Ensure the ventilation system is maintained according to schedule.
  • Monitoring by MOTAC includes:
    • SPA operators need to declare the number of employees have been vaccinated and submitted to MOTAC before being allowed to operate.
    • Self Compliance Program SOP especially ventilation in the premises.
    • Spot check and periodic monitoring inspections are conducted by MOTAC.
    • COVID-19 detection test screening on symptomatic workers.

Sports & Recreation

  • All physical contact sports and recreational activities performed individually or in groups in OPEN (OUTDOOR) or CLOSED (INDOOR) areas are RESTRICTED to individuals who have COMPLETED VACCINATION only from 6.00 am to 12.00 midnight subject to the movement control instructions in force.
  • Operation of all OPEN sports and recreation facilities (OUTDOOR) in compliance with the General SOPs of the Sports and Recreation Sector WITH supervisory control. Employee attendance is not more than 80% of the workforce covering management and operations. Only individuals who have COMPLETE VACCINATION can be part of physical contact activities. Individuals who have received a complete vaccination are also allowed to bring children under the age of 18 to perform such activities in strict compliance with SOPs.
  • Operation of all CLOSED sports and recreational facilities (INDOOR) with compliance to 50% utilization capacity/ area WITH supervisory control. Employee attendance is not more than 80% of the workforce covering management and operations. Only individuals who have COMPLETE VACCINATION can participate in physical contact activities. Individuals who have received a complete vaccination are also allowed to bring children under the age of 18 to perform such activities in strict compliance with SOPs.
  • Group contact or non-physical contact or non-contact sports and recreational activities or training conducted in a controlled manner WITH supervisory control are subject to 50% utilization capacity/area or not exceeding 250 people at any one time including coaches/instructors/parents (whichever is lower). Individuals who have received a complete vaccination are also allowed to bring children under the age of 18 to perform such activities in strict compliance with SOPs.
  • Organizing all tournaments or competitions with or without physical contact at the community/district/state/national level WITH THE PERMISSION of the Ministry of Youth and Sports (KBS) only.
  • Organizing tournaments/competitions/mass sports events WITH the permission of KBS – LIMITED with participation not exceeding 250 people at a time.
  • Organizing international level tournaments or competitions according to the SPORTS BUBBLE model is subject to KBS PERMISSION only.
  • Attendance of spectators/ supporters to sports and recreation venues is SUBJECT to 30% of area/ seating capacity or 10,000 people (whichever is lower) RESTRICTED for COMPLETELY VACCINATED individuals aged 18 years and above only. Spectators/ supporters must wear face masks and no eating and drinking activities while in sports and recreation venues.
  • The operation of all public OPEN (OUTDOOR) and CLOSED (INDOOR) sports and recreational facilities is subject to the relevant Local Authority (PBT)/Authority.
Credit: Malay Mail

Government and Private Official Events

  • Official Government and private functions including inaugurations etc. are allowed with the following conditions:
    • Organizers and participants must have a complete vaccine, not a COVID-19 positive case, not close contact to a positive and asymptomatic case.
    • Individuals who have not been vaccinated must undergo a pre-event test using a self-test kit (saliva) before attending witnessed by the organizer or confirmation from a medical practitioner.
    • Only involves 50% of the space capacity of the premises/ hall/ place.
    • Packed food is prepared.

Seminars, Workshops, Courses, Training and Talks

  • Seminars, workshops, courses, trainings and talks are allowed with the following conditions:
  • Organizers and participants must have a complete vaccine, not a COVID-19 positive case, not close contact to a positive and asymptomatic case.
  • Individuals who have not been vaccinated must undergo a pre event test using a self-test kit (saliva) before attending witnessed by the organizer or confirmation from a medical practitioner.
  • Only involves 50% of the space capacity of the premises/ hall/place.
  • Packed food is prepared.

Movement Control

  • Inter-district travel within the same state is allowed.
  • Inter-state travel (based on district boundaries set by the State Government) is not allowed except for long-distance couples, long -distance children and individuals whose movement has been approved by the MOH and PDRM.
  • Selangor, W.P. Kuala Lumpur and W.P. Putrajaya is made a common infection area.
  • PDRM is responsible for implementing control over local areas of infection with the help of ATM, APM & RELA. The entrance and exit of the PPN area is closed and entry is controlled by the PDRM.
  • Movement of individuals who have been fully vaccinated is allowed based on the total capacity of the vehicle. Individuals are allowed to bring children 18 years of age and younger in compliance with general health protocols.
  • Meanwhile, for those who have not received a complete vaccine:
    • Only three (3) household representatives are allowed out only to get food supplies, medicine, dietary supplements and basic necessities.
    • A maximum of three (3) people only including patients are allowed out to seek health care services, medical, screening tests, vaccination programs, safety or emergency.
  • The number of passengers in taxis and e-hailing is limited to three (3) people only including the driver, passengers must sit in the back.
  • The number of persons allowed in the vehicle carrying goods as well as the chain of economic or industrial activities including the transportation of workers depends on the vehicle registration license.
  • The number of people allowed in the Department Vehicle or the Official Car of the Post is based on the capacity of the vehicle.
  • Activities and services at all airports and ports are allowed to operate 24 hours.
  • Sea and land public transport services such as ferries, busses, express busses, LRT, MRT, ERL, Monorail and others are allowed to operate based on vehicle capacity.
  • Travel in cases of death, natural disasters and other emergencies are allowed with prior permission from PDRM.
  • Travel for disaster or humanitarian aid and relief by non-governmental organizations (NGO) must obtain the permission of the State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN) or District Disaster Management Committee (JPBD) of the affected area. The aid must be channelled through the Disaster Operations Control Center (PKOB) in the area.
  • Travelling across district and state borders for Covid-19 vaccinations at Vaccination Centers (PPV) outside of your district/state of residence is allowed by presenting your appointment details provided on the MySejahtera application, website or text message (SMS).
  • Members of Parliament (MP) and Assemblymen (ADUN) are allowed to travel across district and state borders in order to visit their constituents without organizing a formal event.
  • Short-term business traveller under the One-Stop Center (OSC) initiative is allowed with prior permission from PDRM.
  • Inter-state travel for long-distance married couples who have not received a complete vaccine is allowed between Phase 3 and Phase 2 states with the permission of PDRM and submissions of:
    • Copy of husband and wife’s identity card
    • Copy of marriage certificate/ card
    • Copy of proof of residence of husband/ wife or employer’s confirmation letter
Credit: Malay Mail

Jobs

Public Sector

  • Subject to the discretion of the Secretary of State.
  • The operation of Government offices is implemented in a hybrid manner through being in the office and Working From Home (BDR) using the following approaches:
    • Attendance in office does not exceed 80% for the whole (excluding frontliners, security, defense and enforcement services) and 20% WFH by rotation.
    • Counter services are opened subject to the current instructions of the Chief Secretary to the Government.
    • Attendance to the office must be accompanied by official instruction documents and employee pass.

Private Sector

  • The movement of workers across state borders is subject to an employee pass or employer confirmation letter.
  • Employee attendance capacity for the private sector is limited to 80%.
  • All private/non-Government offices are allowed to operate provided the employees have been fully vaccinated as follows:
    • (a) 80% to 100%: Allowed to operate with 100% employee capacity.
    • (b) Less than 80%: Allowed to operate with a capacity of up to 80% of employees.

Meetings

  • Face-to-face meetings are allowed only to individuals who have been vaccinated with 50% of the meeting room space capacity. For individuals who have not been fully vaccinated should attend the meeting by video conference.
  • Meetings are encouraged to be conducted by video conference.
Credit: Malay Mail

Businesses & Services

  • Restaurants, eateries, food stalls, food trucks, roadside hawkers, travelling hawkers, food courts, hawker centres, roadside food stalls or kiosks are allowed to operate between 6 am and 12 am.
  • Food sales activities are dine-in, take-away, drive-through or delivery. Dine-in services for social gatherings are not permitted.
  • Dine-in activities with physical distancing of at least 1 meter subject to SOP KPDNHEP PPN Phase 3 – Distribution Trade.
  • Health services such as hospitals, clinics, medical laboratories, veterinary hospitals and veterinary clinics can operate for up to 24 hours or according to an operating license.
  • Petrol stations including convenience stores at petrol stations are allowed to operate from 6.00 am to 12.00 midnight except on toll highways which can operate for up to 24 hours.
  • All distribution trade sectors are allowed to operate from 6.00 am to 12.00 midnight or in accordance with the license conditions.

Markets

  • Daily markets and public markets are allowed to operate from 6:00 am and 4:00 pm with permission from Local Authorities (PBT) with compliance to SOP and supervision from RELA or PBTs.
  • Regulated Fresh Markets (PST) are allowed to operate from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm.
  • Permanent Farmers’ Market (PTK), MyFarm Outlet (MFO), and Farmer Association Complex (PPK) are allowed to operate from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.
  • Wholesale markets are allowed to operate from 12.01 am to 6:00 am and 11:00 am to 4:00 pm – subject to permission from PBT with compliance to SOP and supervision from RELA and PBTs.
  • Day markets and farmers’ markets are allowed to operate from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm.
  • Night markets and week markets are allowed to operate up to 12:00 am – subject to the local authorities (PBT) with compliance with SOPs and supervision of RELA or PBT members.

Agriculture, Fisheries, Livestock, Plantation, Commodities, Logging, Manufacturing and Construction

  • Agriculture, fisheries, livestock, plantations, commodities and logging and production chains are allowed to operate.
  • Manufacturing and construction and its production chains are allowed to operate.

Mining and Quarrying

  • The operation of mines and quarries is permitted subject to the Mining and Quarrying SOPs.
Credit: Malay Mail

Education

  • All central category private educational institutions such as Tuition Centers, Language Centers, Skills Centers, Training Centers, Mind Development Centers and other centers registered under the Ministry of Education Malaysia (KPM) operate face-to-face with a rotation of 50% class capacity.
  • The reopening of all schools under KPM and educational institutions registered under KPM to conduct Teaching and Learning (PdP) sessions face-to-face is subject to KPM’s decision based on risk assessment, advice and views of the Ministry of Health Malaysia and the National Security Council.
  • The skills training sector and industrial training centers including vocational colleges, TVET and others are allowed to operate.
  • Schools other than under the MOE, tahfiz centers and other educational institutions are subject to the relevant Ministries/Agencies.
  • All IPTs under the supervision of KPTM are opened in stages to students who have completed the vaccination and have passed the period of effectiveness after completion of vaccination, but the actual admission is subject to the capacity of the IPT.
  • All Teaching and Learning (PdP) activities in IPT face-to-face/group are allowed for students who have completed vaccination and passed the period of effectiveness after vaccination by adhering to strict SOPs. A hybrid PdP mode will be implemented for students who are on campus. The online PdP mode will continue for students who have not yet returned to campus.
  • International examinations and professional bodies as well as research activities that require laboratory facilities in IPTs are allowed in accordance with the SOPs of the IPTs and the movement must be accompanied by confirmation by the relevant IPTs.
  • Students who are in dormitories, universities or educational institutions are allowed to be in such dormitories, universities or educational institutions and continue learning in a hybrid manner.

Primary School Reopening:

  • Pupils with Special Needs (MBK) in Sekolah Kebangsaan Pendidikan Khas and Program Pendidikan Khas Integrasi (PPKI) attend without rotation;
  • Private preschool/kindergarten students attend without rotation;
  • Other students conduct Home Teaching and Learning (PdPR).

Secondary School Opening:

  • Semester 2 Form 6 students, International Baccalaureate Diploma Year 2 and Pre -University Program Semester 3 at Sekolah Sukan Malaysia (SSM) attend without rotation;
  • MBK at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Pendidikan Khas/Sekolah Menengah Pendidikan Khas Vokasional and PPKI present without rotation;
  • Students of the Pre -University Program at SSM and students of public examination classes Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM), Sijil Vokasional Malaysia (SVM) and Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) in boarding schools fully in Full Boarding Schools (SBP), Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Agama (SMKA)/Sekolah Agama Bantuan Kerajaan (SABK) Berasrama Penuh, Sekolah Seni and Sekolah Sukan attend without rotation;
  • Students of the International General Certificate For Secondary Education (IGCSE) O-Level, A-Level, and Australian Higher School Certificate and International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) international examination classes attend without rotation
  • Pupils of other international examination classes attend in rotation;
  • Pupils of SPM, STAM, SVM and STPM public examination classes in day/private schools attend by rotation
  • Other students continue with PdPR.

Matriculation colleges

  • Students of the Two Semester System and the Four Semester System (Sem. III) will follow PdP in college/PdPR. Four Semester System (Sem. I) students follow PdPR.

Institut Pendidikan Guru (IPG)

  • PdP continues online until 6/7 November 2021 for students of the Preparatory Program for Bachelor of Teaching (PPISMP), Bachelor of Teaching Program (PISMP) and Postgraduate Program in Education (PDPP) Mod Perdana. PdP will be implemented face-to-face/hybrid at the IPG campus from 7/8 November 2021.
  • PdP is continued online for students of the Malaysian Diploma in Teaching Program (PDPM) and PDPP Course Mode During Holidays (KDC). Face -to -face/hybrid PdP will be implemented from 11/12 December 2021.
    • Interstate travel
      • Pupils/Students involved are allowed to cross state lines to go to school/educational institution by using a letter of confirmation from KPM, MARA or the relevant Ministry/Agency.
      • Movement to and from school/educational institution for the pupil/students involved can be accompanied by a guardian.
      • The movement of teachers/lecturers or teaching staff to schools/educational institutions for cross -state purposes to implement PdP is allowed with a letter of confirmation from the school/educational institution under KPM/MARA or the relevant ministry/agency.
      • Pupils/Students who cross states from Peninsular Malaysia to Sabah, Sarawak and the Federal Territory (WP) of Labuan or otherwise must comply with the rules related to COVID-19 screening and quarantine implemented.
    • Control of Pupil/Student Movement Back to Dormitories
      • Movement for the admission of pupils/students to hostels is allowed by using a letter of confirmation from KPM/MARA or the relevant ministry/agency for cross -state purposes.
      • Pupils/Students in the hostel must perform the COVID-19 Self Kit Test three (3) times, ie before check-in, the sixth day and the fourteenth day in the hostel.
      • IPG students are encouraged to perform the COVID-19 Self Kit Test one day before returning to IPG or perform a saliva test at a health facility and inform the IPG of the test results.

Kindergartens, Nurseries, Kindergartens, Day Care Centers and Residential Care Centres

  • Nurseries and Day Care Centers under the Social Welfare Department (JKM) are allowed to operate in accordance with the SOPs set.
  • Kindergartens, private kindergartens, kindergartens in private, international and expatriate schools as well as mind development centers are allowed to operate in accordance with the prescribed SOPs.
  • Residential care centers or rehabilitation centers for children, the Disabled (OKU), the elderly, women and various care centers are allowed to operate in accordance with SOPs set under the relevant Ministry, Department or Agency.
Credit: Malay Mail

Religious Activities

  • Muslim prayer activities at mosques and ‘suraus’ are allowed according to the State’s Religious Authorities.
  • ‘Akad Nikah’ or solemnization are allowed to take place at the State Religious Authority/Department offices – attendance will be determined by each respective state’s religious authority.
  • Muslim funeral processions are allowed according to regulations provided by State Religious Authority.
  • Attendance and activities at non-Muslim places of worship are allowed for those who are fully vaccinated is subject to regulations and SOP by the Ministry of National Unity (KPN).
  • Marriage registrations for non-Muslims at the National Registration Department (JPN), places of worship, and religious associations are allowed – attendance is subjected to regulations made by JPN.
  • Funeral processions for non-Muslims are allowed with regulations set by the KPN.

Sports and recreation

For individuals who have not yet completed or received a complete vaccination, the activities are as follows:

  • All individual sports and recreational activities without physical contact performed in OPEN (OUTDOOR) or CLOSED (INDOOR) areas in compliance with physical distancing of at least 1 to 3 meters from 6.00 am to 12.00 midnight subject to movement control restrictions.
  • Operation of all OPEN sports and recreation facilities (OUTDOOR) in compliance with the General SOPs of the Sports and Recreation Sector WITH supervisory control.
  • Employee attendance is not more than 80% of the workforce covering management and operations.
  • Operation of all CLOSED sports and recreational facilities (INDOOR) with compliance to 50% utilization capacity/ area WITH supervisory control.
  • Employee attendance is not more than 80% of the workforce covering management and operations.
  • The operation of public sports and recreation facilities is SUBJECT to the Local Authority (PBT).
  • Participation of Malaysian athletes/coaches/officials/technicians to tournaments or competitions or matches abroad SUBJECT to the rules of the Malaysian Immigration Department (JIM).
  • Entry of foreign athletes/ coaches/ officers/technicians into Malaysia SUBJECT to compliance with the rules for the entry of foreigners into Malaysia.
Credit: Malay Mail

Creative and Entertainment Industry Activities

  • Development and broadcasting of creative content by recording or live broadcast.
  • Recorded or live broadcast in the form of information and entertainment delivery in the presence of a fully vaccinated audience with an audience capacity of 70% of the studio space.
  • Creative industry filming inside and outside the studio.
  • Busking.
  • Performances in the hotel lounge are allowed with a capacity of 50% of the premises space and physical distancing.
  • Cinema activities provided that all employees and audience have been fully vaccinated with a capacity of 80% of the cinema screening hall space.
  • Live performance activities such as theater, musicals, music and comedy (pre-registered) with a fully vaccinated audience and audience capacity of 70% based on the premise space.

Tourism and Cultural Activities

  • Only tourism and cultural activities in the same state are allowed to operate with a visitor capacity of 50% of the premises space and comply with the relevant SOPs:
    • Public tourist attraction products such as zoos, farms, aquariums, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing tourism, edutainment centers, recreational parks, extreme/adventure/nature parks and others.
    • Premises of art, culture and heritage such as museums, libraries, art galleries, cultural heritage art centers / villages, cultural performance stages and others.
    • Theme Park and Family Entertainment Center.
  • Other tourism and cultural activities other than under the Negative List must follow the existing Tourism and Culture SOPs.

Other Activities

  • Other activities are allowed except as decided by the Government from time to time.

Negative List

Entertainment activities

  • Night club or pub activities

Social Activities

  • Social ceremonies such as feasts, festive celebrations, wedding or engagement celebrations, wedding ceremonies, receptions, aqiqah ceremonies, prayers, tahlil, birthday celebrations, birthday celebrations, reunions, retreats and other social ceremonies.
  • Activities related to Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) face-to-face.

Tourism and Cultural Activities

  • Cross -state tourism activities.
  • Overseas tourism activities.
  • In-country tourism activities involving foreign tourists entering Malaysia.

Sports and Recreation

  • Sports and recreational activities performed EXCEED the prescribed capacity.
  • Organizing all tournaments/ competitions/ sports and recreational events WITHOUT KBS permission.
  • Sports and recreational activities carried out outside or across the movement control command area that is in force EXCEPT with the permission of PDRM.

Other Activities Which Are Not Permitted

  • Any activity that could cause so many people to be present somewhere that it complicates physical incarceration and compliance with the instructions of the Health Director General.
  • Other matters decided by the Government from time to time

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