Sabah entering Phase Two NRP effective July 10, MAF Field Hospital to be built at HTAR, Klang – DPM Ismail

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KUALA LUMPUR JULY 8: Sabah will be moving to Phase Two of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) effective 10th July 2021 after fulfilling the threshold indicators evaluated by several agencies including the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said, Sabah will shift from Phase One to Phase Two based on the three main threshold indicators that have been fixed by the government.Ismail said, further information on the permissions granted in Phase Two could be referred to MKN website at

The decision was made at the Special Meeting of the National Security Council (MKN) chaired by Deputy PM today to evaluate the presentation from the Ministry of Finance on phase shifts for states in NRP.On another development, Ismail said, MKN had also evaluated the presentation from MOH on COVID-19 situation in Selangor.

“To date MOH has confirmed the average daily COVID-19 cases in Selangor for the period of 14 days has shown the sudden surge trend with an increase in the number of clusters,” Ismail said in a statement here today.

Based on this situation, Ismail said, the government agreed to build another Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) Field Hospital at Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital (HTAR) Klang to support the health services preparedness in Selangor and helps MOH to handle the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the state.

The newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister also stressed that MAF will give assurance on their commitment and readiness if there is the need to build field hospitals in the states that need the health support service to ensure the health and prosperity of the people are protected.The meeting Ismail said had also agreed to build MAF Field Hospital in Melakafor the current state health service support system.

Ismail added, MAF will discuss further with MOH to detail out all the requirements to decide on the opening of the MAF Field Hospital.

“The government has increased the enforcement exercises as a whole in checking factories and business premises due to many non-compliances on government’s instructions and the standard operating procedure that has been gazetted,” Ismail reiterated.

He added, yesterday the Task Force Compliance Operation team had carried out90,303 checking and snap check COVID-19 nationwide involving 20,413 personnel.

“The checking was done on 2,859 factories, 16,743 business premises, 907construction sites and 394 local workers’ hostels.

From the checking, 56 premises including factories, business premises and construction sites have beeninstructed to close down for not adhering to the SOP that was set by the government,” Ismail said.-Malaysia World News

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