Saturday, May 8, 2021

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State tally now at 34,706 including 479 new cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 479 new positive Covid-19 cases today (May 8), bringing the case tally to 34,706. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said 324 of the cases or 67.24 percent were detected in Sibu, Bintulu, and Miri districts. They said...

State recorded 419 new cases today

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 419 new positive Covid-19 cases on Wednesday (May 5), bringing the state’s case tally to 33,086. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said 61 percent of the new cases reported were detected in the districts of Sibu,...

Sarawak records a massive 760 positive cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 760 Covid-19 positive cases today (April 30), the second-highest in the country after Selangor (1,265), bringing the state’s tally to 30,659. There were also five fatalities.  The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said 70 percent of the...

Staggering 353 new cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded a staggering 353 new Covid-19 cases today bringing the state’s tally to 8,650 cases. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said Sibu continued to dominate with 181 cases, 67 in Meradong , 31 in Kuching, 22 in Bintulu,...

Get tested if exposed, people told

KUCHING: Residents of Kota Samarahan were told to undergo Covid-19 screening if they showed any symptoms or were exposed to the outbreak through close contacts. Dwellers can go to health clinics for testing to prevent any further spread of the...

Test all patients, MoH urged

KUCHING: The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) has once again urged the Ministry of Health (MoH) to revert to its earlier policy of testing all close contacts instead of only testing symptomatic close contacts. Its president Professor Datuk Dr Subramaniam Muniandy...

Close contacts urged to go for testing

KUCHING: Most of the recent positive Covid-19 cases in Bintulu have been confirmed to be infections from the Pasai Siong Cluster, said Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing. Therefore, he called on the cooperation of the public, especially those...

Don’t let asymptomatic ‘time bombs’ roam free

KUCHING: The Health Ministry has been urged to reconsider its decision to issue home quarantine to close contacts of Covid-19 cases and limit testing to those with symptoms. Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing said the move must be...

31 close contacts enter quarantine

KUCHING: Thirty-one close contacts to a positive case identified at Rumah Uming, Sg Mador, Meradong on Dec 30 were admitted to quarantine centres in Sarikei and Sibu to undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine. According to Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC),...

Close contacts of Pa’Dalih patient awaiting second swab test

MIRI: All close contacts of the Covid-19 patient from Pa'Dalih, Bario are awaiting their second swab test, said Datuk Lee Kim Shin, the minister in-charge of Miri Division Disaster Management Committee, today. Lee, who is currently in Kuching, told New...
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State tally now at 34,706 including 479 new cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 479 new positive Covid-19 cases today (May 8), bringing the case tally to 34,706. The Sarawak Disaster...
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