Choir performances at church in conjunction with Christmas are allowed on condition that those involved practise physical distancing of at least one metre and wear face masks or face shields.
The national unity ministry in a statement said this was part of the SOPs for Christmas celebrations on Dec 24 and 25 approved at the Quartet Ministers on Covid-19 meeting yesterday.
Services are allowed according to the SOPs for the opening of non-Muslim houses of worship under the National Recovery Plan.
Only those who have been fully vaccinated are allowed to make family visits during Christmas.
House-to-house carolling is prohibited while stalls for Christmas Day sales can be set up subject to the approval and control of local authorities.
National Unity Minister Halimah Mohamad Sadique called for the continued observance of SOPs including the wearing of face masks and physical distancing, to help break the chain of Covid-19 infection in the country.