Miri Central Market reopens with reinforced SOP

Miri Central Market was ordered to close for two weeks until June 13.

Brad Rantayy

MIRI, June 15: All sections of Miri Central Market at Brooke Road have bee reopened since June 14.

Miri Central Market was temporarily closed on May 25 , due to reports of positive cases of Covid-19 among the stallholders.

Subsequently, the Council had carried out massive cleaning and sanitation to the market during the closure.

It has also reminded both the stallholders and customers to observe the standard operating procedures (SOPs) imposed such as “checking-in” before entering the market premises, putting on face masks, maintain physical distancing and, as much as possible, avoid close contact with each other.


Following the re-opening, the council in a statement on Wednesday disclosed that it has reinforced precautionary measures on compliance of SOP under the present Movement Control Order (MCO).

Apart from SOPs for the general public visiting the market, the Council had notified the stallholders that they could only be permitted to resume trading if they had undergone Covid-19 tests with negative results, completed quarantine for 14 days certified in writing by the Health Department, Miri and to bring along the result slip of swab tests when trading so that it is available for checking by the enforcement personnel. — DayakDaily