Sabah government announces further easing of activities for fully vaccinated from Monday, September 20


KOTA KINABALU: The government of Sabah has decided to allow further relaxation of activities from Monday, September 20, involving 10 types of operations for those who have received their full vaccination against Covid-19.

This includes outdoor sports and recreation venues, indoor for activities involving physical contact, which will be allowed to fully vaccinated individuals.

Sabah Covid-19 spokesman Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun said more details on the new decision will be available when the updated Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Phase 2 of the National Recovery Plan (PNR ) for Sabah will be released on Sunday, September 19. .

Among others, group activities like aerobics and zumba in fitness centers will be based on a capacity of 50%, or a maximum of 30 people, whichever is lower, provided the trainer and participants have been fully vaccinated, he said in the statement to update Covid daily. -19 developments on Saturday (Sept 18).

“Hikes are permitted for fully vaccinated individuals, individually or in groups not exceeding 50% of the area’s capacity or a maximum of 30 people, whichever is lower.

“The maritime and aeronautical training centers are authorized to operate for people who are fully vaccinated.

“Fishing activities are permitted from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the same district, again with staff and clients fully vaccinated with the same capacity limit as mentioned above.

“Domestic cruise activities in the waters of Sabah are also permitted with a 50% capacity, provided all crew and passengers are fully vaccinated, but no nightclubs and pub activities (during cruise) “, he added.

Masidi said face-to-face meetings would also be allowed to resume for those fully vaccinated, with a capacity of 50% of the meeting room.

Offices of private companies, on the other hand, are allowed to operate based on the percentage of their workers who have been vaccinated.

“Factory and liquor store operations are permitted provided their workers are fully immunized.

“However, nightclubs, pubs and karaoke centers are still banned from operating,” he said.

Academically, he said that all higher education institutions under the Ministry of Higher Education will be opened in phases for fully vaccinated undergraduates, but ultimately the enrollment decision will be based on the respective capacities of higher education institutions.


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