Umrah travellers’ quarantine costs paid by the government

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PUTRAJAYA JAN.4: Umrah travellers detected negative in COVID-19 tests and issued as Persons Under Surveilance (PUS) by the Ministry of Health (MOH) will be placed in the hotels or Public Training Centre depending on the availability of rooms on arrival.

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Special Functions) Datuk Dr.Abd. Latiff Ahmad said, for such arrangement the quarantine cost will be paid by the government including food, drinks and the transportation from the airport.
“The period of quarantine will be set by MOH,” said Dr. Latiff in a statement here today.
Dr. Latiff added, the government understands many Umrah travellers are worried over the additional costs and probably not comfortable during quarantine.

However, he said, the Umrah travellers have the choice either to continue making arrangements with the private quarantine stations (refer to NADMA list of hotels) or quarantine stations that are being managed by the government.

The list of quarantine centres for Umrah travellers are QS Institut Latihan Awam (QS ILA); AKEPT Nilai IAB Nilai; ILIM Bangi; ISEF Bangi; ILKAP Bangi and Pulapol KL and QS Hotel; Negeri Sembilan – Klana Resort, Seremban; Kuala Lumpur – Hotel Royal; Hotel Swiss Garden, Bukit Bintang; Hotel IBIS, KLCC; Hotel Furama, Bukit Bintang; Hotel Mercure Kuala Lumpur Shaw Parade ; IBIS Style KL Fraser Business Park; Hotel AnCasa; Hotel Cosmo; Hotel KIP; Hotel Arena Star; Selangor – Hotel Sama-sama; Hotel Gorsett Grand, Subang; Hotel Crystal Crown, PJ; Hotel Sunway Clio; Hotel Hilton Garden Inn, Puchong ; Hotel Oriental Crystal; Hotel Summit, USJ and Hotel Pegasus, Shah Alam. –Malaysia World News


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