Travel line hey! Malaysia cancels COVID-19 testing before entering the country, starting May 1

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Travel line hey! Malaysia cancels COVID-19 testing before entering the country, starting May 1

The Straits Times website reports that Malaysia to cancel COVID-19 testing For all visitors who are fully vaccinated or under the age of 12, masks are not compulsory when in outdoor areas. and also relaxed other epidemic control measures. More from 1 May onwards

during the Hari Raya festival It is allowed to visit relatives and open houses without a limit on the number of visitors in each household. Last year, gatherings were limited to no more than 15 people, Malaysia’s Ministry of Health said on 27 April. The additional relaxation announced came after rates of hospitalization and demand for intensive care beds had declined.

However, the Malaysian health minister warned that This freedom does not mean that we have won the war on COVID. But we will be sure that any celebration will not end in disaster He also advised people to do self-testing for the coronavirus before leaving to celebrate Hari Raya to prevent the spread of the virus.

As of May 1, people in Malaysia must continue to wear masks in enclosed spaces and public transport. But it is not mandatory to wear a mask when in outdoor areas. In addition, all travelers who have been fully vaccinated. Children who are 12 years old or younger regardless of vaccination status And travelers with a history of recovering from COVID-19 within 6-60 days no longer need to undergo an RT-PCR test prior to departure. And will not have to test again for COVID within 24 hours after arriving in Malaysia.

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