The Selangor state government has partnered with Grab Malaysia to provide transportation rebates to all its residents on rides to vaccination centres (PPVs)
Previously, Selangor Menteri Besar (MB) Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari announced that this rebate — under the 'Kita Selangor Package 2.0' — is limited to those aged 50 and above.
However, yesterday, 7 July, he posted on his Facebook page that this e-hailing discount is now open to all Selangor citizens who are eligible to be vaccinated.
The Selangor MB said the initiative is aimed at individuals aged 18 and above to encourage and ease their travel to PPVs for their vaccination appointments.
According to Amirudin, with an allocation of RM1 million, the Grab rebate will benefit almost 50,000 individuals in Selangor
The transport rebate of RM10 for a one-way trip or RM20 for a round trip is valid for rides to 40 selected PPVs from 1 July to 30 September.
The e-hailing rebate applications can be made through the PLATS website.
"Members of the public can email [email protected] for any further inquiries," the Selangor MB said.
Meanwhile, Amirudin said the Selangor state government has prepared food baskets and distributed food with the help of various agencies
An Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) was implemented in Mentari Court, Petaling Jaya, where nearly 130 of the residents tested positive for COVID-19 recently.
With the help of the Community Welfare Department (JKM), Petaling District and Land Office, Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ), Malaysian Civil Defence Forces (APM), and the People's Volunteer Corps (RELA), residents will be able to receive food aid.
"Mobile clinic and COVID-19 Assessment Centres (CAC) are also provided for the residents. This initiative is the first of its kind in Malaysia," the Selangor MB said.
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