Hair salons, electronic shops in Phase One states allowed to reopen

THE government has agreed to allow an additional 11 economic sectors in the Phase 1 states to reopen from tomorrow, says Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

The decision was made, after the health risk assessment and considering the vaccination rates in these states.

The businesses that will be allowed to resume operations in Phase 1 are:

1. Car wash shop
2. Electrical and electronics stores
3. Store household goods and kitchen utensils
4. Furniture store
5. Sports equipment store
6. Car accessories store
7. Car distribution and sales center
8. Morning market and farmers market only
9. Clothing, fashion and accessory stores
10. Jewelry store
11. Barber shop and beauty center/salon (basic barber service

For clothing, fashion and accessory stores; jewelry stores; as well as a barber shop and beauty center/salon (basic barber services only)-there are additional SOPs that MUST be adhered to.

It includes wearing gloves, limit business time between employees and customers and non-usage of fitting rooms.

Owners of premises listed in the business can re -operate and they must ensure customers entering the premises to show a digital certificate of Covid-19 vaccination as proof.

Muhyiddin reminded that complete vaccination would mean 14 days after the date of injection of the second dose for the the two -dose type 0f vaccine, and 28 days after injection date for single -dose vaccine.

Phase 1 states are Klang Valley, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Johor and Kedah. –TMR