The Sabah Government yesterday (Feb 23) announced an easing of travel restrictions to the state with immediate effect until 4 March.
According to the State Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun , individuals who are now allowed to enter the state are :
1. Those from Sabah
2. Spouses of Sabahans and dependents
3. Long-term pass holders issued by the Sabah Immigration Department, which are still valid involving Malaysians and non-Malaysians under essential services.
On top of that; all individuals entering Sabah through air, sea and land entry points are required to do the Covid-19 RT-PCR or RTK-Ag test within one to three days before travel and only those without symptoms and with negative test results will be permitted to travel here.
The same procedure also applicable for travel out of Sabah who allowed to leave and on top of that, they required the permission from PDRM.
These involved to :
1. Individuals involved in essential services
2. Emergency cases and medical matters
For these cases; they are also required to undertake the RT-PCR or RTK-Ag test within three days before leaving Sabah for the peninsula and for those allowed to travel from Sabah to Sarawak or Labuan, they also require to take the RT-PCR test three days before leaving Sabah.
Only those without symptoms and negative test results will be allowed to go ahead with their journey.
Source : The Star