Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Updated: 25 November 2021

The Malaysian Government has announced in June 2021 that the National Recovery Plan will happen in four phases. The National Recovery Plan is based on three indicators:

  • Number of daily COVID-19 infections
  • Number of occupied beds in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) wards
  • Percentage of population vaccinated

Please comply with the SOPs of the Malaysian Government in order to reduce the increase of COVID-19 infections.

Phase 1

Similar to first MCO in March 2020 with strict restrictions on movement and total shutdown of almost all sectors apart from essential economic and service sectors.

Virtual Learning

Virtual learning only

Social Activities

No social activities are allowed

Vehicle Passengers

Not more than 2 passengers are allowed in a vehicle

Essential Services

Essential services to allow operating from 8AM to 8PM

Interstate Travel

No interstate travel allowed

Phase 2

The government will consider shifting into Phase 2 if the daily COVID-19 cases fall below 4,000, the healthcare system is no longer at a critical stage and 10% of the population is fully vaccinated.

Return to School

Only exam classes can return to school

Social Activities

No social activities are allowed

Vehicle Passengers

Not more than 2 passengers are allowed in a vehicle

Outdoor Non-contact Sports

Only outdoor non-contact sports are allowed

Interstate Travel

No interstate travel allowed

Phase 3

The government will consider shifting into Phase 3 if the daily COVID-19 cases fall below 2,000, the healthcare system is operating at a comfortable level and 40% of the population is fully vaccinated.

Return to School

Only exam classes can return to school

Dine-in

Dine-in is allowed for fully vaccinated people

Non-contact Sports

All non-contact sport is allowed

Vehicle Passengers

3 people in a household may go out

Interstate Travel

No interstate travel allowed

Phase 4

The government will consider shifting into Phase 2 if the daily COVID-19 cases fall below 4,000, the healthcare system is no longer at a critical stage and 10% of the population is fully vaccinated.

Religious Gathering

Religious gatherings are allowed

Social Activities

Social activities are allowed at 50% capacity

Dine-in

Dine-in is allowed for fully vaccinated people

Interstate Travel

Interstate travel is allowed for fully vaccinated people

More information on the National Recovery Plan can be found here.

Face Mask

Please note that it is compulsory to wear mask in all public space/outdoors. Masks can only be removed:

  • While at home with only family members.
  • While in hotels or accommodation with only family members.
  • When alone in work space.
  • While doing sports or recreational activities (indoor or outdoor), which is supposed to be done ALONE.
  • In the car with only family members.
  • Indoors or outdoors without other individuals around.
  • While eating or drinking.