MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (2.0) - January 13 to February 18, 2021

12.01.2021

MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (MCO)

STATES and FEDERAL TERRITORIES: Penang, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Labuan, Melaka, Johor, and Sabah.

DURATION: 14 days from Jan 13 (12.01am) to Jan 26.

Restrictions:

•No interstate and inter district travels.

•No social gatherings, such as weddings, wedding receptions, conferences, religious processions (including Thaipusam), meetings, seminars, courses, and group sport activities.

•Roadblocks will be mounted; movements limited to 10km radius to people in a vehicle.

•Only two people per household allowed to head out to purchase groceries at nearby supermarkets or grocery stores.

•Only two people allowed per vehicle

•Anyone who violates these rulings will be subjected to a maximum fine of RM1,000 under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 (Act 342)

•Only 5 essential economic sectors allowed to operate: manufacturing; construction; service; trade and distribution; and plantations and commodities.

•Only 30 per cent of workers within a company's management group are allowed to go in to office; employers to determine number of employees permitted in office at any one time (taking into consideration standard operating procedures compliance)

•Ensure total adherence to SOP, observe physical distancing at all times.

•Non-essential services staff to work from home; employers must comply with this ruling.

•Eateries and hawker stalls may operate but only take-aways allowed.

•Food delivery services allowed.

•Supermarkets, healthcare services (including clinics, hospitals and pharmacies), banks allowed to operate with strict SOP compliance: always wear masks ; use hand sanitisers frequently; observe physical distancing at all times.

•Stay at home if there is no immediate or urgent need to head out.

STUDENTS: Candidates due to sit for SPM are allowed to attend school with strict SOP. Education Ministry will detail this SOP.

RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES: Only a maximum of 5 mosque/houses of worship committee members allowed at these premises.

RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES:

•Outdoor recreational activities allowed among people within same household.

•Individuals must keep 2m-distance at all times.

•No more than 2 people allowed to jog at any one time.

•Cycling not allowed in groups; only one person allowed.

(Unofficial English Translation)

CONDITIONAL MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (CMCO)

STATES: Pahang, Perak, Negri Sembilan, Kedah, Terengganu and Kelantan

DURATION: 14 days from Jan 13 (12.01am) to Jan 26

Restrictions:

•No interstate travels.

•No social gatherings, such as weddings, wedding receptions, conferences, religious processions (including Thaipusam), meetings, seminars, courses, and group sport activities.

RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES: Allowed with the minimum number of attendees stipulated in the SOP to ensure physical distancing. State religious authorities are advised to provide appropriate guideline in determining the number of attendees allowed.

(Unofficial English Translation)

RECOVERY MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (RMCO)

STATES: Perlis and Sarawak

DURATIONS: 14 days from Jan 13 (12.01am) to Jan 26

Restrictions:

•No interstate travels.

Social gatherings allowed, provided in full compliance of the standard operating procedures.

*RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES:* Allowed with the minimum number of attendees stipulated in the SOP to ensure physical distancing. State religious authorities are advised to provide appropriate guideline in determining the number of attendees allowed.

ROADBLOCKS

• Effective Jan 13 (12.01am)

•Mounted at all district and state borders

Source: Prime Minister’s speech (BM Version)

Unofficial English Translation

 

12.01.2021

ECONOMIC SECTORS IN THE ESSENTIAL SERVICES ALLOWED TO OPERATE THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD OF MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (MCO) IN PULAU PINANG, SELANGOR, WILAYAH PERSEKUTUAN (KUALA LUMPUR, PUTRAJAYA, LABUAN), MELAKA, JOHOR AND SABAH

Source: Minister of International Trade and Industry (BM Version, English Version, List of Essential Services)

Common questions about the operation of economic activities (BM Version)

 

12.01.2021

Malaysia's state of emergency

(BM Version, Unofficial English Translation)

 

13.01.2021

PERMISSION TO OPERATE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION TRADE SECTOR UNDER THE REGULATION OF THE MINISTRY OF DOMESTIC TRADE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS (KPDNHEP) DURING THE MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (MCO) IN PENANG, SELANGOR, REGION FEDERATION (KUALA LUMPUR, PUTRAJAYA, LABUAN), MELAKA, JOHOR AND SABAH 

(BM Version, Unofficial English Translation)

 

13.01.2021

CRITICAL CONSTRUCTION WORK CAN CONTINUE DURING THE MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (MCO)

(BM Version, Unofficial English Translation)

 

13.01.2021

MALAYSIA’S CAPITAL MARKETS TO REMAIN OPEN; MOST SECTORS OF ECONOMY REMAIN OPEN

(Official English Version)

 

13.01.2021

CIRCULAR LETTER FROM DIRECTOR GENERAL OF HEALTH MALAYSIA

(Unofficial English Translation)

 

13.01.2021

MALAYSIAN MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ) REGARDING LOGISTIC OPERATIONS AND PARCEL HAILING (P-HAILING) DURING THE PERIOD OF MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (MCO) / CONDITIONAL (CMCO) / RECOVERY (RMCO)

(Unofficial English Translation)

 

18.01.2021

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE ASSISTANCE PACKAGE

(Official English Version)

Infographic 1

Infographic 2

Infographic 3

 

19.01.2021

PRESS RELEASE FROM ISTANA NEGARA

(BM Version, Unofficial English Translation)

 

 

22.01.2021

MCO EXTENDED TO 4 FEBRUARY, 2020

GENERAL SOP FOR MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (MCO) - UPDATED 

(BM Version, Unofficial English Translation)

Updated restriction:

1. Eateries can operate from 6AM to 10PM

2. Optical shops are allowed to operate from 6AM to 8PM

3. Self-service laundromat premises to ensure that standard operating procedures (SOPs)

4. List of essential services add on: 

- Automotive (car vehicles & component)

- Development of digital creative content in the studio

- E-commerce include marketplace services, payment and digital and local e-commerce internet centers

- Judicial and legal services

- Retail / Distribution / Wholesale and its chains

5. Day care center for the Disabled (OKU), Senior Citizens, Women and Various Care Centers are allowed to operate during the MCO period

6. Friday prayers in Federal Territories of KL and Putrajaya is allowed with a max of 30 people while other states are subject to the state gov and state Islamic religious authority

*For Sarawak (Sibu Division) starting from 16th January 2021 – 29 January 2021.

 

26.01.2021

MEDIA RELEASE BY MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY

GOING FORWARD IN OUR APPROACH TO OVERCOME THE IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

(Official English Version)

 

04.02.2021

LATEST EXPLANATION ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF EMERGENCY PROCLAMATION AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF EMERGENCY ORDINANCE IN MANAGING COVID-19 PANDEMICS

(BM Version, Unofficial English Translation)

GENERAL SOP FOR MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (MCO)

(BM VersionUnofficial English Translation)

 

 

11.02.2021

PROVIDING COVID-19 VACCINE TO NON MALAYSIAN - Press Release from The Special Committee on COVID-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV)

(BM Version, Unofficial English Translation)