13 October 2020 – People returning from Sabah must undergo 14 day quarantine

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Immigration, Tourism
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah

Overview: Those returning from Sabah required undergo the full 14-day home quarantine even if they test negative for COVID-19.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/13/all-those-returning-from-sabah-must-undergo-14-day-home-quarantine-says-health-dg

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: The number of cases involving Sabah returnees continue to rise despite the Health Ministry’s plea for self-isolation.