Saturday, September 4, 2021

Covid-19 swab test

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...

Record 1,485 samples taken at Kuching COSC

KUCHING: The Kuching Covid-19 One Stop Centre (COSC) on Thursday recorded a daily record high of 1,485 swabs, with 1,185 of them taken from their drive-thru Covid-19 tests. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian...

Visiting the pandemic one-stop centre

MIRI: The Miri Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC), led by Datuk Lee Kim Shin, paid a visit to the Covid-19 One-Stop Centre set up at the Miri Indoor Stadium today. The visit was to see what changes could be made...

Movement in and out of Bintulu Division not permitted

BINTULU: The Bintulu Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) has decided that movement into and out of Bintulu Division is not permitted except for essential services only. Its chairman Jack Aman Luat said this decision was made after taking into account...

New PCR lab to be operational next week

MIRI: A new Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) laboratory at the Miri Hospital is expected to be operational next week. Transport Minister and the minister in charge of the Miri Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) Datuk Lee Kim Shin said the...
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No swab for asymptomatic patients

KUCHING: Asymptomatic Covid-19 patients should be discouraged from undergoing swab tests. Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James...
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