The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reminded those intending to visit Langkawi under the tourism travel bubble pilot project to always practice the new normal and continue to adhere to the SOPs.
Photo via Facebook (Noor Hisham Abdullah)
In an effort to find a balance between public health safety and economic survival, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr. Noor Hisham Abdillah urged everyone to play their role to ensure no surge in COVID-19 infections will occur on the island.
“Your cooperation is very much needed,” said DG Hisham on his Facebook page.
On September 9th, Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister, Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri announced that domestic tourists who fulfill the SOP criteria nationwide, including states in Phase One of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) are allowed to visit Langkawi beginning September 16th.
Following the announcement, DG Hisham said MOH, through the Kedah state Health Department, was increasing the capacity and preparedness of the Sultanah Maliha Hospital (HSM) in facing the possibility of a spike in COVID-19 cases on the island which may require hospital and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admissions.
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Please take care of yourself and your loved ones. Travel safe and remember to always follow the SOPs!
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