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80 percent herd immunity possible by August with CanSino vaccine

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing believes that Sarawak can achieve 80 percent herd immunity by August this year if the single-dose Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by China’s CanSino Biologics is approved by Putrajaya for Sarawak’s...

Recoda engages local universities on info sharing

KUCHING: Regional Corridor Development Authority (Recoda) has engaged with Curtin University Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Bintulu Campus in an information sharing session on developing potential collaborations with industrial partners to serve regional communities...

Over 1,000 received their jabs at Sri Aman Hall PPV

SRI AMAN: About 1,000 people in Sri Aman district received their Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine jabs at the Sri Aman Hall vaccination centre (PPV) yesterday (June 18). Information Department (JaPen) Sri Aman spokesperson said the recipients arrived at the centre as...

Over 1,800 residents in Simunjan received jabs

KUCHING: A total of 1,833 residents in Simunjan District have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine during the National Immunisation Programme (NCIP) at Dewan Mesra Simunjan Vaccination Centre (PPV). Simunjan district health officer, Dr Joshua Peterson Legi who...

Subis residents get vaccinated at Sepupok PPV

NIAH: A total of 1,000 residents from Subis area received their first dose of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine at the Sepupok Niah Hall vaccination centre (PPV), yesterday (June 18). The turn out and the feedback from the community was positive and...

100 Trienekens staff vaccinated

KUCHING: Some 100 staff from Trienekens Sarawak Sdn Bhd were vaccinated at the Batu Kawa Health Clinic vaccination centre (PPV) here, Thursday (June 17). This following 17 of its staff testing positive for Covid-19 recently. “After the first reported case on...

Rural vaccination programme runs smoothly

MIRI: Efforts to vaccinate people living in the rural areas are being carried out smoothly. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said currently, daily vaccinations are given out at community halls, schools, health clinics statewide...

Petanak Market closed for three days

KUCHING: Petanak Market at Jalan Petanak here has been ordered to temporarily close from yesterday (June 18) to Sunday (June 20) due to a positive Covid-19 case detected in the area. Throughout its three-day closure, sanitisation and disinfection works will...

Miri Health Department to conduct investigations

MIRI: The Miri Health Department will investigate allegations of them denying vaccination to farmers without the citizenship documents. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said he had contacted Miri divisional health officer Dr Raviwharmman Packierisamy...

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