Sunday, May 9, 2021

Covid-19 Immunisation Programme

Use health clinics as vaccination centres

MIRI: Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau today recommended the state government use health clinics in the rural areas as the Covid-19 vaccination centres in order to get as many people as possible vaccinated. "In order to reach herd immunity, and...

Food aid for 1,000 households

KUCHING: A total of 1,000 households in the Tanjung Datu constituency received food supply aid in conjunction with Ramadan month. Its assemblywoman Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu said the help were distributed to three zones, namely Lundu, Sampadi and Sematan. She...

Set up more vaccination centres

KUCHING: Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP) Kuching Branch wants the government to set up more vaccination centres to expedite the Covid-19 vaccination process. “We would also like the government to consider letting the public choose their preferred vaccine,” said its...

Over 200 receive vaccine in Song

SONG: 240 people, consisting of senior citizens, persons with disabilities, and those with chronic illnesses, have received their Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine at the Rumah Rehat Kerajaan Song vaccination centre here. Song Health Clinic senior assistant medical officer Salin Guya said...

Sarawak seeking help from Chinese embassy on vaccine acquisition

KUCHING: Help from the Chinese embassy in Malaysia was sought to hasten the acquisition of vaccines developed by China to be used in Sarawak’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout programme. In revealing this, the Prime Minister’s Special Envoy to China, Datuk Seri...

Jab registration in Mukah ‘quite high’

MUKAH: The number of people who have registered for Covid-19 vaccine in this district is quite high, said Balingian assemblyman Abdul Yakub Arbi. However, he did not give any estimated figure when making random comparison with other areas in Sarawak. Nevertheless,...

Vaccine registration surpasses one million

KUCHING: More than one million Sarawakians have registered for the Covid-19 vaccination. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said the actual figure was achieved after integrating manual registrations which had a lot of duplication. “Finally,...

Utilise J-Kom to boost vaccine registration

KUCHING: The federal government is urged to mobilise its Community Communications Department (J-Kom) to help increase vaccination registrants from among the high-risk and vulnerable groups. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said the public demands transparency with regards to what...

Early Raya cheer for senior citizens

KUCHING: A 99-year-old woman, Rokiah Ibrahim and a 102-year-old man, Ojen Liman at Kampung Lumba here have received Hari Raya goodies.    Mayor of Kuching South City Council (MBKS) Datuk Wee Hong Seng recently handed over the goodies to them...

Pending rep suggests another vaccination centre to be set up

KUCHING: Pending assemblywoman Violet Yong is urging the Sarawak Health Department to set up another Covid-19 vaccine distribution centre here. She said this was for the purpose of expediting the rollout of the vaccination programme. “Thus far in Kuching city, apart...
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Rural health clinics to serve as vaccination centres

KUCHING: Twelve public health clinics (KK) and one hall have been identified as vaccination centres (PPV) for rural folks...
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