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Travelling in and out of East Malaysia

Written by: Bernie Yeo | 05 Mar 2021 10:01
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05 Mar 2021 10:01
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In his press conference yesterday, Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri announced the conditions for Malaysians to travel to and fro Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan.


SABAH

Sabah is currently under the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) and every individual who intends to enter Sabah with approval from PDRM via various modes of transportation will have to get swab-tested three days prior to their journey.

Only those who test negative and do not exhibit any symptoms will be allowed to enter the state. They will not be required to undergo quarantine.

For those leaving Sabah with the intention of entering Peninsular Malaysia, they are not required to undergo swab tests.

SARAWAK

Sarawak is currently under Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) and individuals entering Sarawak will have to get swab-tested and quarantined for 14 days after they obtain approval from PDRM.

For Sarawakians, the cost of swab testing and quarantine will be borne by the state government. For non-Sarawakians, they will need to pay for the swab tests out of their own pockets.

Those leaving Sarawak and entering Peninsular Malaysia will not be required to get swab tested. However, those from Sarawak who wants to travel to Sabah and Labuan will need to get swab tested three days before their journey. Only individuals who test negative and do not exhibit any symptoms will be allowed to enter Sabah and Labuan. They will not be required to undergo quarantine.

 

LABUAN

Labuan is currently under RMCO and those who wanting to visit will need to get swab-tested three days before their journey. Only individuals who test negative and do not exhibit any symptoms will be allowed to enter the state. They will not be required to undergo quarantine.

Those leaving Labuan with the intention of entering Peninsular Malaysia are not required to undergo swab tests. However, those travelling from Labuan to Sarawak will have to be swab-tested three days before they travel, and undergo a 14-day quarantine.

Those travelling from Labuan to Sabah, meanwhile, will have to get swab-tested three days before they travel. Only individuals who test negative and do not exhibit any symptoms will be allowed to enter the state. They will not be required to undergo quarantine.

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