Sunday, September 12, 2021

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Selangau MP to miss Parliament sitting

KUCHING: Selangau MP Baru Bian is miss the Parliament sitting which starts tomorrow because he tested positive for Covid-19. In a statement issued on Sunday (Sept 12), Baru said he was asked to undergo quarantine until Sept 21. “I was scheduled...

Positive self-testers to have their results confirmed

SIBU: Users of self-test kits who found themselves Covid-19 positive will be tested again or given new appointments for their rT-PCR screening tests to confirm the results. Sibu Divisional Health Officer Dr Teh Jo Hun when contacted on Saturday (Sept...

94 illegal immigrants test positive for covid in Sibu

KUCHING: A recent Covid-19 detection operation found a group of 94 Indonesian illegal immigrants positive for the virus and Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah has expressed concern. The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman said the immigrants were...

Harsh realities of Covid-19 hitting home

Many scientists expect the Covid-19 virus to become endemic, though it will not pose any more danger as time goes by. As reported, an epidemiologist at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Michael Osterholm, stated that eradicating the Covid-19 virus...

New Covid-19 cases in Malaysia drop by more than 2,500

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22,070 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Malaysia today, a drop of 2,529 cases from yesterday, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. In a post on his official Facebook account, he said...

Stern action for employers forcing Covid-19 positive employees to work

KUCHING: Employers found guilty of forcing their employees who are Covid-19 positive to turn up for work can be sentenced to up to five years imprisonment or fined under Section 22 (b) of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases...

Delta strain puts more children in hospital now

BY NINA MUSLIM MORE children are being hospitalised for Covid-19 now compared to any other time of this ongoing pandemic, according to doctors, as the highly contagious Delta strain becomes more dominant in Malaysia.  University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) consultant paediatric...

CMS staff go through swab tests

KUCHING: An employee of Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad (CMS) was tested positive for the Covid-19 virus on July 23 and is presently undergoing medical treatment and being quarantined. The employee, who is a non-operational staff based at the firm’s headquarters,...

Parliament meeting postponed, MPs tested for Covid-19

KUALA LUMPUR: The resumption of the Special Meeting of the Dewan Rakyat was postponed again today to enable all Members of Parliament (MPs) to get tested for Covid-19. Deputy Speaker Datuk Mohd Rashid Hasnon who presided over the sitting after it...

11 localities undergo EMCO

KUCHING: Eleven localities were put under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO), as declared by the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) today (July 16). The committee said that three longhouses in Bintulu district namely Rumah (Rh) Dayang Serang, Batu 34,...
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Selangau MP to miss Parliament sitting

KUCHING: Selangau MP Baru Bian is miss the Parliament sitting which starts tomorrow because he tested positive for Covid-19. In...
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