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Covid-19 Procedures

Your safety is always our priority. Thus we have put thorough safety procedures in place to provide a safe environment for you, our guests and crews to fight the spread of Covid-19.

To ensure you have a memorable and worry-free dive trip with Go Aquatic, we have implemented the following procedures accordance with the guidelines from the Ministry of Health and National Security Council.

Scuba Diving Kota Kinabalu

General Procedures

MySejahtera

  • MySejahtera is an application developed by the Government of Malaysia to assist in monitoring COVID-19 outbreak in the country by empowering users to assess their health risk against COVID-19. This application also provides the Ministry of Health (MOH) with the necessary information to plan for early and effective countermeasures.

  • All divers must check in using MySejahtera when entering the dive center, Jesselton Point, dive boat and Tunku Abdul Rahman Park.

Cleaning and Sanitizing

  • The dive center is cleaned and sanatized daily.

  • The dive boats are cleaned and sanitized after every trip.

  • All dive equipments are cleaned and sanitized after daily use.

  • Washing and sanitizing your hand regularly throughout the trip.

Social Distancing

  • Maintain at least 1m distance while on the dive boat, in the classroom and when having lunch on the island.

  • All dive boats are operating on optimum capacity to ensure social distancing of 1m.

FACE MASKS

  • Wear a face mask at all times.

  • You are only allowed to take it off to eat and drink and when changing into diving equipment.

Diver Return After Covid-19 Infection

Now, with diving resuming, many divers who have suffered from Covid-19 wondering if they can safely return to diving and what, if any precautions they should take. Accordingly, we thought it useful share these medical recommendations as shown below. 

  • Divers who have tested positive for COVID-19 but have remained completely asymptomatic should wait at least 30 days from the first negative test before applying for fit-to-dive clearance and eventually going back to diving.

  • Divers who have had symptomatic COVID-19, should wait at least 30 days from the first negative test, plus an additional 30 days without symptoms (a total of two months) before applying for fit-to-dive clearance conducted by a diving medicine specialist.

  • Divers who have been hospitalised with, or because of pulmonary symptoms in relation to COVID-19, should wait at least THREE months before applying for fit-to-dive clearance conducted or coordinated by a diving medicine specialist. 

  • Divers who have been hospitalised with, or because ofcardiac problemsin relation to COVID-19, should wait at least THREE months before applying for fit-to-dive clearance conducted or coordinated by a diving medicine specialist. 

Let's Fight COVID-19 Together and Keep Diving!
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