7-day quarantine for fully vaxxed non-Malaysians


Medical tourism

KUCHING: Non-Malaysians who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and wish to enter Sarawak for medical tourism purposes will be required to undergo hospital quarantine for seven days.

Sarawak Disaster Management Committee, on its updated standard operating procedures which was released on Tuesday (Oct 26), said as for those who are either not vaccinated or only partially vaccinated, they will be required to undergo a 10-day hospital quarantine.

It added that they (fully vaccinated, partially vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals) must also include proofs of negative RT-PCR test results within three days before entering Malaysia, apply for entry via the EnterSarawak application and fill in the e-health declaration form.

The committee also said that only one fully vaccinated companion is allowed to accompany the patient.

Patients must also produce supporting documents such as their Covid-19 vaccination certificate; negative test result; a photocopy of their passport, work permit or visa; flight itinerary; as well as the approval of MyTravelPass or MyEntryPass.

Other documents to be submitted include medical conditions verified by the hospital; arrangements for ambulance for pick up at point of entry to the hospital for quarantine; receipt of payment for medical arrangements; as well as letter from hospitals for treatments or appointments.

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