Temperature scanners, check-in record books no longer mandatory in Sarawak

A customer gets her temperature scanned before entering a premises. The practice is no longer mandatory nationwide.

KUCHING, Feb 11: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) today confirmed the abolishment of mandatory temperature scanners and check-in record books in the State.

It said the decision was made in accordance with the decision of the Senior Minister of Defense on Feb 8 relating to the abolition of standard operating procedures (SOP) for body temperature inspection and check-in record books to any premises with effect from today onwards.

“However, checking-in using the MySejahtera app is still required as usual,” it said in a statement today.

Nonetheless, SDMC strongly encouraged premises owners to continue the implementation of temperature checks and the use of check-in record books at their respective premises should they wish to do so. — DayakDaily