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Here’s What You Need To Know About The Latest Relaxed SOPs, Starting May 1st!

today28 April 2022

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source: Malay Mail

In a statement yesterday, health minister Khairy Jamaluddin announced the long-anticipated SOP relaxations for Malaysians. On Twitter, he urged the public to remain cautious despite the update.

The country is still in the midst of transitioning to the endemic phase.

The new SOPs cover new allowances for unvaccinated individuals, quarantine periods, the face mask mandate, scanning on MySejahtera, travel restrictions and even the opening of nightclubs later in the month.

Let’s get into it.

Wearing face masks is no longer mandatory outdoors

source: Shopee

Towards the end of March, the Singapore government dropped the country’s mask mandate- outdoors, at least!

Netizens believe that KJ had taken ‘inspiration’ from the new ruling, as he announced the same directive just a month later.

While it’s no longer a legal obligation to be masked outdoors, he stated that he still encourages the society to wear…

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Written by: Lara Lee