Entry criteria for non-Sarawakian arrivals extended to Nov 22

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By Adrian Lim

KUCHING, Nov 8: The enforcement of stricter procedures applicable to non-Sarawakians entering Sarawak has been extended until November 22, revealed the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement today.

On October 15, SDMC chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas disclosed the State Cabinet had agreed to extend the strict procedures for non-Sarawakians’ entry into Sarawak until November 15.

Among the said procedures is the requirement for all Malaysians who are not from Sarawak intending to enter the state to undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine at quarantine centres and undergo Covid-19 swab tests on the second and 10th day of their arrival.

The costs of the quarantine and tests would be borne by the individual.

Those from Sabah and Labuan are barred from entering the state.

The said procedures which came into effect on October 4, was originally supposed to end on October 18 but was extended to November 15. — DayakDaily