Covid-19: Family gatherings only allowed on first day of CNY in Sarawak


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 13 Jan 2022

KUCHING: Sarawakians can celebrate the coming Chinese New Year with immediate family members on the first day of the celebration.

According to guidelines released by the Unit for Other Religions (Unifor) released on Thursday (Jan 13), the number of family members is limited to 50% of the house capacity with physical distancing of one metre.

Visiting family members must have their temperature screened and attendance recorded via MySejahtera or manually.

They are also encouraged to do a Covid-19 self-test before visiting their families.





Open houses, house-to-house visits and lion dance performances are not allowed.

For Chinese New Year eve, reunion dinners are allowed for immediate family members only at home or in restaurants in compliance with SOP for the food sector.

Reunion dinners at home are limited to 50% of the premises’ capacity.

Similarly, Chap Goh Mei can only be celebrated among immediate family members at 50% of the house capacity.

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