Senior Minister for Security Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Yaacob just issued an updated MySejahtera SOP for petrol stations.
Please make sure you understand the new SOP, and share it out with your family and friends!
Scan MySejahtera At Petrol Stations, Or Get Fined RM1K?
While CPRC (Crisis Preparedness and Respose Centre) from the Ministry of Health has said that it is not necessary to scan MySejahtera at petrol stations, the police insist that it is mandatory.
In fact, Bukit Aman CID Deputy Director DCP Datuk Mior Faridalathrash Wahid confirmed that you must register MySejahtera at the petrol station, even if you do not enter the convenience store!
Malaysians were thoroughly confused by two competing narratives, and a slew of news reports that flip-flopped on the issue.
Latest MySejahtera SOP For Petrol Stations : To Scan Or Not?
At around 6 PM on 10 November 2020, Senior Minister for Security Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri, issued an updated SOP on the use of MySejahtera in petrol stations in this press conference.
Here is a summary of the updated MySejahtera SOP for petrol stations :
MUST Scan MySejahtera / Register Manually
- Making payments or purchases inside the petrol station’s convenience store.
- Using the ATM machine inside the petrol station’s convenience store.
- Using the petrol station’s toilet or surau.
- Sending your car to the petrol station’s workshop.
- Sending your car for a manual car wash.
DO NOT Need To Scan MySejahtera / Register Manually
- Self-serving at the pump, and paying using their credit or debit cards or online app.
- Paying the cashier through the pigeonhole.
- Self-inflating your own tyres.
- Using the auto car wash, unless you are paying inside the petrol station’s convenience store.
|Scan MySejahtera or|
|Making payments inside the petrol station store||YES|
|Making purchases from the convenience store||YES|
|Using the toilet or surau||YES|
|Sending car to petrol station’s workshop||YES|
|Sending car for manual car wash||YES|
|Self-serving at pump, and|
paying with credit / debit card / mobile app
|Paying cashier through pigeonhole||NO|
|Inflating tyres with air||NO|
|Driving car through auto car wash||NO|
MySejahtera : Why Use It At Petrol Stations?
MySejahtera is a mobile app developed by the Malaysian government. It serves as a contact tracing tool, as well as a way to disseminate verified information on COVID-19 in Malaysia.
Its users can log their movements by quickly and simply scanning a QR code at public places. This is a safer option to signing a logbook, because you won’t need to touch the logbook or use a shared pen.
Even though petrol pumps in Malaysia are generally self-served, petrol stations are high traffic public areas with pump attendants and employees, as well as other customers, who may be infected.
Registering your visit with MySejahtera at the petrol station will allow the authorities to quickly and accurately perform contact tracing if any infected person was at the petrol station.
COVID-19 : How To Keep Safe!
Here are a few simple steps to stay safe from COVID-19 :
- Stay at home or shelter in place
- Keep your hands clean with soap or hand sanitiser
- Keep your home, office, vehicle, etc. clean
- If you must go out, maintain a social distance of 6 feet (2 metres)
- Wear a surgical mask and make sure you put it on and remove it properly!
- Wash your food with water (and soap) after purchase and before preparation
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