Most businesses allowed to operate during CMCO

KUCHING: All eateries, shopping malls, supermarkets and retail stores are allowed to operate from 6am to 10pm during the conditional movement control order (CMCO) period in Sarawak from today to Jan 31.

This is excluding Sibu District as it is currently placed under the movement control order (MCO) from Saturday to Jan 29.

Other businesses that are allowed to operate from 6am to 10pm include food stalls, road side stalls, food courts, hawker centres, kiosks, grocery stores and convenience stores — all of which must be in compliance with the food sector standard operating procedures (SOPs).

On eateries, dine-ins are allowed and tables must be arranged one metre apart between customers in accordance with the size of the table. While takeaways, delivery or drive-through services are allowed, they must comply with the SOPs set.

Daily, wholesale and farmers markets, as well as night bazaars, including uptown and downtown, are only allowed to operate until 10pm. These activities will be supervised by the respective authorities.

Petrol stations, laundry services, including operations that provide daily necessities are allowed to operate from 6am to 10pm as well.

Government and private hospitals and clinics are allowed to operate for 24 hours according to the operating hours set by the government, while pharmacies and shops that sell medicines are allowed to open from 6am to 10pm.

The management of these healthcare facilities must ensure visitors observed social distancing of one metre, record details by scanning the MySejahtera app or register their details manually, and check their body temperature. Those with body temperature ranging from 37.5 degree Celsius and above are not allowed to enter.

It must also be ensured that both staff and visitors must wear face masks at all times when in crowded places.