Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian

KUCHING: Sarawakians who took part in a religious gathering at Masjid Seri Petaling, Selangor are urged to contact the nearest government hospital.

It is believed that 500 Sarawakians were in direct contact with a Bruneian national Covid-19 patient during the four-day gathering at the mosque from Feb 27 until March 1.

Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian in a Facebook post yesterday hoped Sarawakians would cooperate with the State Disaster Management Committee.

“Please help us to trace the contact of fellow Sarawakians attending the event for further Covid-19 investigation.

“Stay calm but please help us to let the doctors help you,” he said.

It is understood that 10,000 attendees attended the gathering at the mosque,

Members of the public with the required information can contact: 082-443248 (Crisis Preparedness & Response Centre, Sarawak), 082-610626 (Division Health Office ― PKB Kuching), 082-672101 (PKB Samarahan), 082-872331 (PKB Serian), 083-320230 (PKB Sri Aman), 083-472388 (PKB Betong), 084-652815 (PKB Sarikei), 084-345862 (PKB Sibu), 084-873302 (PKB Mukah), 084-796264 (PKB Kapit), 086-315235 (PKB Bintulu), 085-410722 (PKB Miri) and 085-211726 (PKB Limbang).