Sunday, September 5, 2021

covid-19 screening

Relocate Covid-19 testing centre to KIA for greater convenience

KUCHING: Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has been urged to reconsider its decision in using the Mile 7 Basketball Court as a Covid-19 testing centre to prevent a major traffic jam. Democratic Action Party (DAP) Sarawak chairman Chong Chieng Jen...

Mukah Hospital not accepting walk-in swab tests

MUKAH: Mukah Hospital does not accept walk-in swab (rT-PCR) test for people who want to travel to Bintulu. According to a source from the health authorities, for Mukah District, those who wanted to have the swab test, they would have...

Retail ceiling price for test kit set at RM19.90

PUTRAJAYA: The government has set the retail ceiling price for the Covid-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit at RM19.90 per set, effective Sept 5. The setting of the ceiling price for the self-test kits was announced by Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk...

Villagers urged to go for screening at Simunjan District Health Office

KUCHING: Residents of Kampung Sungai Apin and Kampung Sageng who are experiencing Covid-19 symptoms or are close contacts of positive cases are urged to undergo screening at the Simunjan District Health Office tomorrow (Wednesday). The active case detection (ACD) operations...

A saliva self-test kit looks ok

KUALA LUMPUR: Studies done by the Medical Research Institute (IMR) have found that two self-test devices (Rapid Antigen test) that use saliva for Covid-19 screening, have sensitivity levels of above 90 percent. Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham said the studies conducted...

SDMC reviews entry procedure into Sarawak

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) is reviewing the entry procedure into the state following amendments made by the Ministry of Health (MoH) to the Covid-19 screening guidelines for arrivals at the country’s international entry points. “SDMC took note...

Drive thru screening for Samarahan residents

KUCHING: Residents in Kota Samarahan can now undergo screening on a drive-thru basis after a Covid-19 one stop screening centre was set up in the district. Samarahan MP Rubiah Wang said the centre started operating on Wednesday (June 16) following...

980 families under EMCO receive food aid

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Over 5,000 residents from 980 families at Kampung Baru, Samarahan, who have been undergoing the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) since Friday, have received food aid. The food aid was a contribution from the state government through the...

Screening centre moved to basketball court

KUCHING: The Covid-19 screening centre managed by the Bintulu Health Department has been relocated to Bintulu Basketball Association court. Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing said the change, effective Thursday, was made due to limited space at the existing...

ACD to be carried out in seven zones

SIBU: As part of efforts to control the spread of the Covid-19 here, the Sibu Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) will carry out active case detection (ACD) in several zones under the administration of Sibu Municipal Council (SMC). The committee...
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Spreading patriotism amid Covid-19

By Nazrinzulaiqa Hasbi   KUCHING: The Sarawak Information Department’s (JaPen) held a mobile infographic exhibition to promote National Day and...
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