COVID-19: Improved Chini by-election SOP to be used in Slim – Ismail Sabri


THE guidelines used during the Chini state seat by-election will be used in the Slim by-election with some improvements to curb the spread of COVID-19, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

He said this includes the party operations rooms and the smaller by-elections rooms which have been permitted opened during the by-election, including on polling day, subject to the standard operating procedure (SOP) set by the Election Commission (EC).

“The operations rooms must first be registered with the EC for monitoring purposes.

“The campaign and talks can only be conducted in enclosed or gated areas to facilitate monitoring and body temperature checks,” he said at the press conference on the Recovery Movement Control Order at Parliament Building today.

Ismail Sabri said the number of attendees must be in accordance with the size of the location with social distancing, and not exceeding 250 individuals at any one time, and it is compulsory for all to use face masks.