Thursday, April 15, 2021

covid-19 outbreak

Unimas develops Covid-19 simulation tool to monitor outbreaks

KUCHING: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak’s (Unimas) research team has recently developed a web-based simulation tool known as the Covid Malaysia Simulation or COVID-MYSim, that can help monitor Covid-19 outbreaks. Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology (FCSIT) senior researcher Associate Professor...

Take action against SOP flouters

KUCHING: The relevant authorities are urged to investigate a recent Covid-19 outbreak in Miri involving oil and gas workers. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said the failure in observing the Covid-19 standard operating...

SDMC treats Covid-19 outbreak in Sibu as priority

KUCHING: The notion propagated by irresponsible quarters that containing the Covid-19 outbreak in Sibu is not a priority for Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) is untrue, said its chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. “Blame is an easy game –...

Sarawak to enter vaccination stage

KUCHING: Sarawak will soon enter the vaccination stage for its management of the Covid-19 outbreak, said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. He said it is part of the state’s strategy — moving on...

Fundamental human rights, freedoms violated?

Most countries are in lockdown. This is not by choice, but by force of circumstances. Every single movement is defined and all human activities are strictly enforced by law. Unprecedented, this situation is without any parallel in the entire...

Pasai Cluster blamed on lax quarantine

KUCHING: The Pasai cluster, which is responsible for the worst Covid-19 outbreak in Sarawak, is proof of the risks of relaxing the mandatory quarantine order, said former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. “The Pasai Cluster is the largest cluster...

Outbreak due to wedding reception

KUCHING: The Covid-19 outbreak at Rh Helena, Penasu in Sibu has been traced to a wedding reception at the longhouse, said Senator Robert Lau Hui Yew. He said, a day after 37 Covid-19 cases were reported by Sarawak Disaster Management...

RMCO extension till March 31 good move, says Dr Sim

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian has given the thumbs-up to Putrajaya’s decision to extend the recovery phase of the movement control order (RMCO) until March 31. The Minister of Local Government and Housing said it is a wise...

Sibu needs more hotels as quarantine centres

KUCHING: Hotels in Sibu are urged to help in curbing the local Covid-19 transmission by allowing their establishments to be used as quarantine centres. In making this call, Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said...

Extend loan moratorium for tourism industry

KUCHING: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) has urged the government to extend the loan moratorium for another six months for the tourism industry. According to a press statement issued today, Matta president Datuk Tan Kok Liang...
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