PETALING JAYA: Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah has decreed that his subjects should continue to adhere to the conditional movement control order’s standard operating procedure to stop Covid-19 from spreading.
His Royal Highness said while the country has seen a flattening in the Covid-19 curve, Malaysians should continue to protect themselves from being exposed to the virus.
In his decree which was shared on the Selangor Royal Office Facebook page yesterday, Sultan Sharafuddin said everyone should still behave cautiously in what could be classified as the “new norm”.
“This includes only leaving the home when absolutely necessary, not congregating in large groups including open houses during the month of Syawal and weddings, and adhering to social distancing rules.
“Muslims should celebrate Aidilfitri this year with immediate family members only and keep it simple without needing to return to the kampung.
“You must always wear a mask when you are out and keep your general hygiene impeccable which includes always washing your hands or using hand sanitisers, ” he said.
Sultan Sharafuddin advised the elderly and those who were feeling unwell to stay at home.
His Royal Highness also congratulated the frontliners on the tireless dedication and hard work that they have put in during the challenging and unprecedented times which ensured the health systems were protected and able to cope.
“Thank you and well done to all the doctors, nurses, ancillary staff of all the hospitals in Selangor, policemen, firemen and Rela personnel. We also appreciate the family members of the frontliners for their support and patience.
“I pray that the situation will ease and we will win this fight against the pandemic. Society must stay strong and work together for us to succeed, ” he added.
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