Perlis, Perak, Penang, Sabah and Kedah will be upgraded to Phase 4, together with a slew of PPN SOP changes!
Here is what you need to know…
Perlis, Perak, Penang, Sabah + Kedah Upgraded To Phase 4!
On 5 November 2021, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Ismail Sabri, announced that :
These PPN phase changes will take effect on Monday, 8 November 2021.
This change will leave just two states under Phase 3 – Sarawak and Kelantan.
The Malaysia National Security Council (MKN) also announced these PPN SOP changes :
Port Klang Vaccination Program For Ship Crew
Ship crew under the Klang port authority wlll be allowed to get vaccinated against COVID-19 when their ship docks at Port Klang.
This is subject to approval by the Malaysia Ministry of Health (KKM), Marine Department Malaysia (JKM) and the Immigration Department of Malaysia (JIM).
The COVID-19 vaccination will be conducted onboard their ship, to avoid transporting the crew members to a clinic or medical facility.
Stadium Access For Fully-Vaccinated Adolescents
From Monday, 8 November 2021 onwards, fully-vaccinated adolescents (12-17 years-old) will also be allowed to enter stadiums and all sports facilities, in addition to fully-vaccinated adults.
Children who are NOT fully-vaccinated or only partially-vaccinated are NOT allowed to enter stadiums, including all sports facilities.
Eating and drinking at stadiums are still NOT ALLOWED.
Switch From Hotel To Private Quarantine Station
From Friday, 12 November 2021 onwards, the Malaysian government will switch from using quarantine hotels to using private quarantine facilities.
The quarantine management cost of RM2,600 for each foreign traveller will be abolished.
However, the quarantine rate charge by the quarantine station will remain at the same maximum rate of RM150 per person per day.
The quarantine charges for SEVEN (7) groups of Malaysian citizens will be WAIVED and paid for by the government.
The repeat COVID-19 screening test for these travellers will be coordinated by the Malaysia Ministry of Health through the State / District Health Office.
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