New rule for travellers with infection history

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KUCHING: Travellers with Covid-19 infection history entering direct to Sarawak need to be in quarantine regardless of vaccination status.

“Those who are fully vaccinated need to be in quarantine until their RTK-Antigen test result is negative, and those with incomplete vaccination need to be in quarantine according to the time given,” said the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC).

“Individuals with Covid-19 infection history and who have been fully vaccinated are exempt from quarantine with the condition that their RTK-Antigen is negative upon arrival at KLIA and KLIA2.

“Those with incomplete vaccination need to be in quarantine upon arrival at KLIA and KLIA2,” it said.

It stated this in its updated standard operating procedures (SOP) to enter Sarawak, effective Jan 25.

“Whether they are coming from the country’s airport or direct to Sarawak, especially by land, they need to show their positive Covid-19 result in the last 11 to 60 days before entering Malaysia.

“They need to do RTK-Antigen test two days before entering Malaysia and upon arrival in the country and Sarawak,” it said.

“They are required to apply EnterSarawak and fill in the e-Health Declaration Form (eHDF),” it said.

Documents which have to be submitted are their vaccination certificate, flight itinerary, proof of lab results of Covid-19 infections in the last 11-60 days before departing to Malaysia and fit to travel letter from medical practitioners from the hospital.

Their negative RTK-Antigen test result two days before departure to Malaysia, identity card and passport, work permit or visa (for non-Malaysian) and MyTravel Pass or MyEntry Pass (for Non-Malaysian) also need to be submitted.

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