PUTRAJAYA SEPT.15: Terengganu will shift to Phase 3 of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) effective 17th September 2021 following the decision of the Pandemic Management Special Committee Meeting held here today.
Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said, the flexibilities given are the same as in the states that have been shifted to Phase 3 while the standard operating procedure (SOP) will be updated by the National Security Council (NSC) at www.mkn.gov.my.
“The readiness of the government to give several flexibilities does not mean that we can ignore the safety measures that have been practised more than a year. Therefore, I hope the people could utilise the flexibilities given with discipline and full responsibility,” Ismail said in a statement here today.
The Prime Minister also announced that kindergarten, nursery and Daily Child Care Centre and Mind Development Centre are allowed to operate for children whose parents are working while the operator and the workers in the centres should be fully vaccinated before the operation is allowed.
However, Ismail said the flexibility in the social/education sector as mentioned above is only allowed in states under Phase 1 and Phase 2 of NRP.
The new flexibilities in recreational sector in Phase 1 and 2 states include, fishing activities in the ponds during the NRP by adhering to the fully vaccination terms based on the condition as below:-
Phase 1: 6.00am – 8.00pm in the same district; Phase 2: 6.00am-10.00pm in the same state.
The new flexibilities in the social sector in the states under Phase 2 and 3 of NRP include allowing sports and recreational activities with physical touch involving the sports facility operations with outdoor and indoor activities are allowed to individuals with fully vaccination (through appointment, sanitation, scheduled usage and strict supervision).
Meanwhile, sports and team recreational activities involving physical touch such as football, “takraw” handball and others are allowed following the full capacity of the sports and limited to fully vaccinated individuals and the activities held in the fully monitored premises.
Individual fitness activity such as aerobic, “zumba” and others that are done in groups in the same area/premises with 50 per cent capacity or not more than 50 people (whichever is lower) for fully vaccinated individuals with the supervision of a coach/instructor are allowed.
In another development, a new flexibility in the social sector for every phase in NRP includes visiting the cemetery for Muslims are allowed following the condition fixed by the State Religious Authority. However for non-Muslims visiting the cemetery is allowed by following the procedures set by the Ministry of National Unity.
The Prime Minister said, the tourism ships are allowed to operate with 50 per cent capacity with all the crew and passengers fully vaccinated.
“The flexibilities granted for the job/economic sectors will be effective 17th September 2021,” he added.
Ismail also announced the flexibilities in the occupation/economic sectors in the states under Phase 1 of NRP which includes the opening of photography equipments shop; used products shop; floral shop/nursery; handcraft/souvenir shop; antique shop; game equipments shop; carpet shop; creative content/creative industry equipments shop; outdoor shop including tents, fishing and others; cosmetic, skin care and perfume shop and tobacco shop including vape /electronic cigarette.
The new flexibility in the occupation/economic sector is applicable in the states under Phase 2 of NRP only and all private offices are allowed to be opened as below:-a) 60 per cent workers’ capacity if 40 percent workers have been fully vaccinated; b) 80 per cent workers’ capacity if 60 per cent workers have been fully vaccinated c)100 per cent workers’ capacity if 80 per cent workers have been fully vaccinated.
“Workers’ transports are allowed to carry 100 per cent of the vehicle’s capacity with fully vaccinated passengers,” Ismail said.
Ismail added, face to face meeting is allowed for fully vaccinated individual in phase 2, 3 and 4 of NRP. – Malaysia World News