|AMCHAM Update #332 COVID-19 Outbreak|
During this period of lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, AMCHAM will be bringing you daily updates on the latest COVID-19 developments, which includes Government-issued orders, regulations, and SOPs as well as initiatives from related bodies and organizations.
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As part of University Utara Malaysia (UUM) efforts to engage with various industries and industries stakeholders, Siobhan Das, CEO of AMCHAM was delighted to be invited to present to a group of doctorates from UUM last weekend on the topic U.S-Malaysia Bilateral Trade and Business Relations.
A website has been launched for states undergoing the different phases of the National Recovery Plan. The site lists the basic SOPs and the phase according to the state. This can be used to check on other activities allowed/not allowed for the public and for businesses. Information on available government aids are also available. Click on the 'Read More' tab to visit the site.
The Penang state government and the Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST) today unveiled a COVID-19 Management Best Practice SOP, as a reference to assist small and medium enterprises (SME) in the state to operate safely and optimally.
Putrajaya Hospital has made all the necessary preparations to administer the COVID-19 vaccine for teenagers 18 years old and below at the hospital's special vaccination centre (PPVK). They are now just awaiting orders from the government to carry out the inoculation.
Only individuals who have completed the 28-day or 14-day window after one-dose or two-dose vaccination, respectively, will be allowed to work in the manufacturing sector in Johor. The 14-day period is for those after their two doses of the Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Sinovac vaccines while the 28-day period is after the single dose for Johnson & Johnson and CanSino vaccines.
A total of 68 per cent of the country's adult population or 15,926,601 individuals have completed their COVID-19 vaccination as of yesterday, according to the COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee Special Committee (JKJAV). 36,431,562 vaccine doses were dispensed yesterday, as the first and second dose, under the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme (NIP).
|Total cumulative administration of vaccine doses|
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In celebration of Malaysia’s 64th National Day (Merdeka Day) which occurred on August 31, 2021, YTY donated 920 YTY Care Packages to community residents in the vicinity of its operations in Batu 10 Lekir, Perak, and to local agencies.
Each YTY Care Package, or Kotak Prihatin YTY, consisted of sanitization products, essential food and drink, and personal protective equipment.
During the Digital Investments Week of Malaysia Tech Month 2021 (MTM’21), global technology titans from the Digital Global Business Services (DGBS) industry reiterated their confidence in Malaysia as an attractive investment hub. The DGBS industry is one of the key contributors to Malaysia’s digital economy. While active GBS companies accounts for approximately 20 per cent of total active MSC Malaysia companies, they are the largest contributor to the overall performance of MSC Malaysia, adding up to 50 per cent of investments.
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