Only solo workouts like jogging, cycling allowed in open areas under circuit breaker restrictions

The latest restrictions for sports and recreational activities in Sarawak is highlighted within the black box outline.

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By Karen Bong

KUCHING, May 12: Only sports and recreational activities without physical contact such as jogging, cycling and exercising are allowed in open areas, as per circuit breaker restrictions under Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in Sarawak, except for Betong and Sarikei.

According to the latest directive which came into effect today, only individual sports and recreational activities are permitted and must conform to physical distancing measures.

This restriction is applied throughout the State except for Betong and Sarikei which do not permit indoor or outdoor sports and recreational activities.

Activities that would involve movement and gathering in groups in which physical distancing cannot be observed such as fun runs, fun rides, marathons, triathlons and others are still not allowed to be conducted.

Gyms as well as premises or studios conducting activities such as yoga, Zumba and related classes are still not allowed to operate.

Under Miri, Marudi, Subis, Beluru and Telang Usan zones, all group sports and recreational activities are not allowed in all public parks as well as beaches in Miri District and Subis.

As for Sibu, Selangau and Kanowit zones, all sports and recreational activities are not permitted except for brisk walking and jogging which is capped at two people.

In Bintulu zone, Tanjong Batu beach, ABF beach and Taman Millenium remain off limits for recreational and leisure activities. — DayakDaily