Sunday, August 1, 2021

Covid-19 swab test

Go for swab test, don’t wait for directives

KUCHING: Members of the public who have close contact with Covid-19 positive cases are encouraged to take the initiative to go for swab test instead of waiting for directives from the Ministry of Health (MoH). Normah Medical Specialist Centre (NMSC)...

Markets, food stalls in Mukah closed to make way for active case detection

MUKAH: Business operations at pasar tamu (jungle produce market), pasar buah (fruit market), pasar serbaguna (one-stop market) as well as gerai kuih-muih (stalls selling local cakes) of the Dalat and Mukah District Council will be temporarily closed for five...

Active case detection at Mukah Wet Market

MUKAH: A total of 32 Mukah Divisional Health Office members carried out an active case detection (ACD) and swab tests at Mukah Wet Market yesterday (July 6). The ACD was carried out following the recent surge in Covid-19 positive cases...

Drive-thru swab test begins Monday

MIRI: The first drive-through screening test services here will begin operation on Monday. For a start, the drive-through swab testing facility for Covid-19 at Miri Indoor stadium will give priority to people with disabilities, the elderly, pregnant mothers and children. The...

Observe, adhere to EMCO guidelines

KUCHING: The residents in Kampung Tabuan Drahman who are undergoing the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) are reminded to observe and comply with the directives issued by the Health Ministry staff. Demak Laut assemblyman Dr Hazland Abang Hipni said this...

Don’t be a fault finder, PSB told

Be appreciative of what the CM is doing KUCHING: People should be appreciative of Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg’s recent visit to Kapit instead of looking for faults to criticise, said Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) Youth chief...

Medical team conducts swab tests on Long Lamai residents

MIRI: Eight Covid-19 swab tests have successfully been performed on villagers at a locality in Long Lamai after persuasion and insistence by health officers, who were flown there to conduct an investigation and swab test operation. The Miri Divisional Disaster...

Miri Hospital lab capable of 1,400 PCR tests daily soon

MIRI: The RM750,000 project to extend the present molecular lab at Miri Hospital aims to increase the lab’s capacity for polymerase chain reaction (PCR) swab testing from 800 to 1,400 tests per day. The secondary objective is to expedite the...

Medical team flown to Long Lamai to conduct swab tests

MIRI: The Miri Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) flew seven Ministry of Health (MOH) staff to Long Lamai to conduct Covid-19 swab tests on the residents there. Miri DDMC on Thursday (June 3) said the first flight on aircraft AW139 (9M-BOD)...

When Covid-19 strikes close to home

BY NOR BAIZURA BASRI JOHOR BAHRU: The news hit me like a tonne of bricks. A fellow journalist from a TV station had tested positive for Covid-19. I was one of the 15 or so journalists who were with that journalist...
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Pemulih food baskets for 250 villagers

TATAU: A total of 250 people from 17 longhouses throughout Sungai Arip areas received food baskets through the National...
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