Datuk Safar Untong, who chairs the Sabah Covid-19 Command Centre, said on Saturday (Apr 4) that Sabah will not allow Ramadan bazaars and the ban was in line with the already existing ban on the weekly tamus (traditional markets) and Pasar Tani (farmers’ market) during the movement control order (MCO).
The decision to prohibit Ramadan bazaars is part of efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19.
He said that most guidelines issued under the first phase of MCO which was announced on Mar 18 will continue it’s second phase that has been extended till April 14.
The following is the operating hour for different sector:
- Supermarkets, grocery stores, restaurants and delivery services : 6am to 6pm
- Markets : 6am to 2pm
- Petrol stations : 6am to 6pm (private vehicle owners allowed to use it till 2pm while the additional hours are for transport vehicles involved in essential services)
- Registered workshops and pet shops : 8am to 2pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday ( 3 times/week)
- Fast food outlets : 9am to 6pm
- Private vehicles, e-hailing services and essential transport services : 6am to 6pm
- Train and roro-ferry services : continue operating
- Food and health manufacturing factories : 8am to 5pm
Source : The Star