Kedah is the third and latest state in the country to achieve the green zone status, after Kota Setar, Kuala Muda, and Kubang Pasu were all cleared of active Covid-19 cases as of noon yesterday.
Infographics released by the Health Ministry (MoH) revealed how the four active cases recorded as of Tuesday had recovered, pushing Kedah among Perlis and Kelantan as the latest states to be free of active Covid-19 cases.
No deaths were recorded as of noon yesterday.
A total of 952 couples in Kedah who have been given the green light to get married during the movement control order (MCO) are allowed to do so at the District Religious Offices with minimal attendance.Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir said only marriage solemnisation (akad nikah) were allowed and no other ceremony could be held, while the date and time of the solemnisation would be determined by the Kedah State Islamic Religious Affairs Department.
Kedah is allowing three men — the imam, bilal and siak of mosques — to perform congregational prayers (solat berjemaah) during the movement control order (MCO) period after getting the green light from Sultan Sallehuddin Sultan Badlishah.
Astro Awani reported Kedah Mufti Datuk Sheikh Fadzil Awang as saying, however, that the prayers are only limited to three people for each of the fardhu prayers and will not encompass smaller surau and other prayer premises in the state.