Saturday, April 10, 2021

covid-19 screening

Mandatory test prior to entering Bintulu

BINTULU: Mandatory Covid-19 screening test (rT-PCR) before entry into Bintulu is among the additional measures agreed by Bintulu Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) to reduce infections. Such measure will apply starting from April 5 until 18, said Bintulu Resident Jack...

Covid-19 swab test on the 26 and 27 March

SIBU: The Ministry of Health (MOH) will conduct a Covid-19 swab test at two different venues here on the 26 and 27 March (Friday and Saturday). Sibu Rural District Council (SRDC) chairman Sempurai Petrus Ngelai said that the screening will...

No need to screen before entering Sarawak

KUCHING: Effective Monday, all Malaysians and foreigners entering Sarawak from Malaya, Sabah and Labuan do not need to undergo the Covid-19 rT-PCR test three days before travelling to the state. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said that...

Zone 28, Zone 29 active detection activity postponed

SIBU: The Sibu Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) has announced the postponement of the Covid-19 active case detection (ACD) for Zone 28 (Permai Locality) and Zone 29 (Jeriah Locality) on Mar 18 to 19. Sibu DDMC in a statement today said that the delay...

Sarawak records 222 new cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 222 new positive Covid-19 cases today, bringing the state’s tally to 12,273. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said 57 of these cases were recorded in Miri District, Sibu (38), Kuching (29), Bintulu (25), Betong (12), Meradong...

Residents complying with ACD ops directives

ASAJAYA: The active case detection (ACD) operations carried out at three villages in Asajaya District, namely Kampung Asajaya Laut, Kampung Asajaya Tengah, and Kampung Asajaya Ulu, from March 10 to 12 will involve some 5,000 residents in the area. The...

Funeral attendees screened for infection

RAJANG: Those who attended a funeral at Kampung Rejang in Tanjung Manis District last March 1 have begun their screening for Covid-19 in the compound of Kampung Rajang Mosque today (March 9). Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas) reported that more...

859 samples collected from hawkers

SIBU: A total of 859 samples were collected from hawkers for Covid-19 screening test at Sibu Central Market. State Health director Dr Chin Zin Hing said the swab tests from Feb 22 to Feb 23 were held at Sibu Central...

Get your workers tested before entering Bintulu

KUCHING: Employers, particularly the oil and gas sector should ensure that their contract workers undergo Covid-19 screening before entering Bintulu, said its MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing. “I am quite upset because while the health ministry frontline staff is...

Allow leave for employees to undergo screening

KUCHING: Employers are urged to allow their employees to go for screening if they are feeling unwell, said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. “One should not go to work if they feel unwell....
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GOF foils five human smuggling attempts over nine days

KUCHING: The General Operations Force (GOF) foiled five human smuggling attempts during operations conducted between Apr 1 and 9. GOF...
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