Aidiladha rites in Putrajaya complies with SOP


Only 12 people were allowed to participate in the sacrificial rites approved in eight locations. — Photo courtesy of Putrajaya Corporation

SACRIFICIAL rites for Hari Raya Aidiladha celebrations, which began on July 20, were restricted to eight locations in Putrajaya.

The location included one each in Precincts 5, 9,14 and 18; and two each in Precincts 7 and 11.

Putrajaya Corporation(PjC) Health Division director Dr Mohd Helmi Abdul Hamid said the approval was given for activities to be conducted between July 20 and 23, limited to slaughtering of five cattle a day, with strict standard operating procedures in place.

He said monitoring of the SOP was conducted by a team comprising eight PjC health division officers, six police personnel and three Putrajaya health officers, among others, over the four days.

“Only 12 people were allowed to participate in the ritual at each location, at any one time.

“The team checked on standard Covid-19 SOP such as visitors registration on the MySejahtera application, proper physical distancing and usage of face masks.

“They also checked on the cleanliness of the area before, during and after the activities,” he said.

Mohd Helmi said no compounds were issued but some participants were given verbal warnings for SOP non-compliance.

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