KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 — The Special Committee on Pandemic Management today agreed to allow the opening of tourism centres, islands and areas as well as cross state travel when the country’s adult population vaccination rate reached 90 per cent.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the rate of vaccination is based on the data and analysis carried out by the Health Ministry (MOH).

He said the meeting also agreed to allow the transition of the National Recovery Plan (PPN) phase for three states effective this Friday namely Negeri Sembilan moving to Phase Four, Pahang to Phase Three and Johor to enter Phase Two. 

“The transition of phase is according to the guidelines set under PPN by taking into consideration hospital admission for symptomatic cases, occupancy of intensive care unit (ICU) beds, as well as the percentage of the fully vaccinated.

“The decision is also based on the the current risk evaluation by MOH and the National Security Council (MKN),” he said in a statement today.


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