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Alternative to MySejahtera app needed for those with no smartphones, says MP


THE Government must come up with an alternative to the MySejahtera app that would allow those who do not have a smartphone to adapt to the new normal, said Sandakan MP Vivian Wong.

“The Government’s insistence on using the MySejahtera app as the go-to app for all COVID-19-related matters had clearly left out many members of the society, especially senior citizens and B40 families who are either not tech-savvy or do not own a smartphone,” she said during a press conference in Parliament on Thursday (Sept 23).

Latest COVID-19 standard operating procedures  (SOPs) require individuals who wish to enter public spaces such as shopping malls and convenience stores to check in via their MySejahtera app and present their COVID-19 risk and vaccination status.

“However many senior citizens despite completing their two doses of vaccination are barred from en

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