Sunday, August 1, 2021

Covid-19 Immunisation Programme

Vaccines not magic bullets

KUCHING: Sarawakians are reminded to remain vigilant at all times and adhere to the Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) despite being fully vaccinated. Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing said the public must continue to exercise caution to avoid...

State reps welcome extended Emergency

MUKAH: The Emergency Order which will be enforced from August 2 until February 2022 for Sarawak was welcomed by Tellian assemblyman Yussibnosh Balo. He explained that Sarawak had not yet achieved herd immunisation despite the opening of many new vaccination...

Proclamation of Emergency to protect public health

KUCHING: There is no other agenda behind the proclamation of Emergency for Sarawak other than avoiding a worse situation if the 12th State Election is   held currently when the Covid-19 cases are still high. Perikatan Nasional (PN) Sarawak chairman Jaziri...

Good response from foreign workers

SIBU: A mobile vaccination centre located at Lorong 11, Jalan Ding Lik Kong has received encouraging response, especially from foreign workers. Coordinator of the centre, Michael Tiang said 248 vaccine doses had been given to the recipients, mostly foreign workers...

Combat medic team already in Kapit and Limbang Divisions

SIBU: The armed forces’ outreach vaccination programme in support of the Sarawak’s efforts to achieve herd immunity has already covered Long Busang, Sang Anau, Long Unai and Long Singut in the Kapit Division and Buduk Nur, Long Semada and...

Kanowit now immune with 83.6 percent vax rate

KUCHING: Kanowit district has already achieved herd immunity as more than eighty percent of the eligible population in the district has completed both doses of the Covid-19 vaccination. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said that as of...

Kanowit’s centenarian jabbed for second dose

BY AINI SELIKANG KUCHING: An elderly woman who is believed to be the oldest in Kanowit district has received her second dose of the Covid-19 vaccination at the mobile outreach vaccination centre (PPV) today. Belungung Radin, who is 100 years old...

Interior folk not left out of vaccination programme

KUCHING: Sustained efforts are being made to ensure that people in the interior of the state are not left out of the ongoing vaccination programme.  Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said at the moment there are more...

Over 20 mln vaccine doses administered

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 20,014,549 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK), which began last Feb 24, until yesterday, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba. Based on an infographic posted...

Over 60 percent fully jabbed in Batang Sadong

KUCHING: More than 60 percent of the population in the Batang Sadong parliamentary constituency have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccines. Federal Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri lauded the awareness of the locals on the...
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50 given food aid under Ukas Ziarah event

KUCHING: A total of 50 recipients received contributions in the form of food essentials under the Sarawak Public Communications...
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