The Klang Valley, which encompasses Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, is set to move into Phase Two of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) from Friday (Sept 10).

According to Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob, the matter was decided by the Special Committee on COVID-19 pandemic managament which convened yesterday, based on risk assessment by the Health Ministry and National Security Council (NSC).

Below are some facts that you need to know about the transition phase:
Certain loosening restrictions were also announced for the fully vaccinated in states still under Phase One, as follows:
Starting Sept 10,meanwhile, additional flexibility will also be accorded to barbers, hairdressers and beauty salons in states under Phase 2 and 3.

From Friday, the following would be the status of states in the country:

Phase 1: Kedah and Johor
Phase 2: Penang, Perak, Melaka, Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, Sabah, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya.
Phase 3: Perlis, Sarawak, and Negeri Sembilan
Phase 4: Labuan

As of yesterday, a total of 1.9 million people have been infected by COVID-19 in the country, and over 19,000 people have died from it.