Monday, December 6

Sarawak enforces four immigration policies to ensure state remains free of Covid-19

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The actions are taken as part of the Sarawak State Government’s efforts and measures to mitigate the spread of the Covid-19 into Sarawak. – File photo

KUCHING: The State Disaster Management Committee is enforcing four immigration policies to ensure Sarawak remains free of Covid-19, despite having no known infection since the outbreak.

A statement issued by the committee today stated that all foreigners (irrespective of nationalities) who have been to China including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, South Korea, Italy and Iran in the past 14 days
will be refused entry into the state.

Secondly, all Malaysians (non-resident of Sarawak) who have been to China including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, South Korea, Italy and Iran in the last 14 days are strongly advised not to visit Sarawak.

Thirdly, all Sarawakians and Sarawakian PR, Work and Student Pass holders who have been to China including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, South Korea, Italy and Iran in the last 14 days must undergo compulsory home quarantine for 14 days. They will be subjected to random monitoring by the Medical Authority.

And lastly, all visitors from Covid-19 affected countries such as Singapore, Indonesia and Japan are to adhere to precautionary guidelines issued by the Sarawak Health Department at all Point Of Entry.

The above actions are taken as part of the Sarawak Government’s efforts and measures to mitigate the spread of the Covid-19 into Sarawak.