- Ten countries added to Malaysia’s high-risk country tracker
On December 27, 2021, the government of Malaysia updated its list of high-risk countries related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The list of high-risk countries will now include Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Norway, France, Denmark, Canada, Nigeria, India, and Saudi Arabia, effective December 27, 2021. Travelers arriving from these countries will be required to:
- Undergo RT-PCR testing two days before departure to Malaysia
- Undergo RT-PCR testing upon arrival
- Be equipped with a digital tracker worn on the wrist
- Undergo a quarantine period
- Fully vaccinated travelers must quarantine for seven days
- Unvaccinated travelers must quarantine for ten days
- Take an additional RT-PCR test
- Fully vaccinated travelers must take the additional test on day five or day eight
- Unvaccinated travelers must take the additional test on day seven or day ten
- Undergo a risk assessment on the final day of quarantine
What are the Changes?
On December 27, 2021, the government of Malaysia classified ten countries as high-risk countries. Travelers arriving from these countries must undergo additional entrance and quarantine requirements.
Continue to check the government of Malaysia’s website for additional updates and information.
Source: Ministry of Health, Malaysia