Thursday, December 9, 2021

Covid-19 Immunisation Programme

Are you ready for your booster jab?

KUCHING: Those aged 60 and above who have completed both doses of the Covid-19 vaccination and passed the required period after their second dose are urged to make an appointment to receive a booster dose. Local Government and Housing Minister...

Scaling up state’s booster dose rollout

KUCHING: Sarawak has received an additional supply of nearly 200,000 Covid-19 vaccines here on Thursday. State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said this was to prepare for the Covid-19 booster dose rollout. “Another shipment of...

Crucial for Sarawakians to remain united

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has reiterated that it is crucial for the people of Sarawak to remain united and to have a strong government. He pointed out that economic prosperity could only be achieved if...

Dr Sim grateful Sarawak first to start booster dose

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian has expressed appreciation to the Ministry of Health (MoH) and Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF) for entrusting Sarawak to be the first in to start the booster dose. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee...

18 MoH frontliners receive booster shots

MUKAH: Eighteen frontliners from the Mukah Health Department here yesterday received the Covid-19 vaccine booster shots. Mukah Division health officer Dr Huzaimah Husin was among the frontliners. She explained that the booster shots were meant for all the people, and for this...

Third dose, booster shot for vulnerable group underway

KUCHING: Third doses and booster shots of Covid-19 vaccines for Sarawakians began on Wednesday (Oct 13). “However, this does not mean the vaccines that were given previously are not providing the clinical protective effect as desired. “It (booster and third dose)...

Sarawak ready to roll out booster shots

KUCHING: Sarawak is ready to roll out the booster dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to medical frontliners and high-risk vulnerable persons above the age of 60 in the next few days. Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim...

Kopitiam owners support compulsory vax proposal

KUCHING: Kuching Coffeeshop and Restaurant Owners Association committee member Kapitan Tan Yit Sheng has echoed the Malaysian Employers Federation’s (MEF) suggestion that private sector employers must make it mandatory for employees to get vaccinated against Covid-19. He voiced his support...

Set guidelines to obtain vaccine exemption certificates

KUCHING: The Health Ministry should introduce a proper guideline for the public to obtain their digital exemption certificates for Covid-19 vaccination. Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) president Voon Lee Shan said without the guidelines, it would open up room for discrimination. “Health...

Employees have a choice but better to get vaccinated

KUCHING: Employees have a choice in whether or not they wish to be vaccinated and employers cannot compel employees to be mandatorily vaccinated, but employees are still advised to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak secretary...
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