Saturday, September 4, 2021

Covid-19 swab test

Public urged to participate in active case detection

SIBU: Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) will conduct an active case detection (ACD) at Zone 15 – Sentosa locality – tomorrow and on the following day (Tuesday, Feb 23). The swab test centre is located at the Forest Reserve Car...

Many symptomatic cases moving between Kuching-Samarahan

KUCHING: Residents in Kuching and Samarahan were advised to not leave their houses while waiting for their PCR test results. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said those who just took their swab tests...

Don’t let up swab tests

KUCHING: The authorities must not rest on their laurels just yet as more tests need to be done to fully bring down the Covid-19 cases in Sibu. Education, Science and Technological Research Assistant Minister Dr Annuar Rapaee pointed out that...

Saliva samples for swab test soon

PUTRAJAYA: Deep throat saliva samples will soon be used by some government hospitals for Covid-19 tests, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Adham Baba. He said that on an evaluation by the Institute for Medical Research (IMR), deep throat saliva has a sensitivity...

RM8.48 mln spent on 42,424 samples

SIBU: The state government has spent RM8.48 million to send 42,424 samples of Covid-19 swab tests to private laboratories in the state and Kuala Lumpur for faster test results. Assistant Local Government and Housing Minister Dr Annuar Rapaee said that...

Screening test at Sibu Jaya tomorrow

SIBU: Residents of Sibu Jaya flats are urged to come forward for Covid-19 swab test at their compound tomorrow. Sibu Rural District Council chairman Sempurai Petrus Ngelai said, the test is important to detect those who have been infected by...

Longhouse folk to undergo swab tests

KUCHING: The arrangement for a medical team to fly to Rh Long Jeeh, Ulu Baram to carry out Covid-19 swab tests on its residents today was postponed to today due to a technical problem with the helicopter. Following alternative arrangements...

Dennis urges constituents to go for swab test

LONG LAMA: People who went to places that were visited by Covid-19 positive cases are advised to contact the health authorities to undergo swab test. Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau said, this is important to prevent the virus from further...

Three municipal employees test positive

SIBU: Three Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) staff, stationed at the council depot here, tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. SMC chairman Clarence Ting, in a statement today, said the infection originated from one of the staff who was confirmed positive...

Individuals with symptoms advised to stay at home

KUCHING: State Health director Dr Chin Zin Hing has urged individuals showing signs of Covid-19 symptoms to stay at home to prevent the spread of the infection. “I would like to urge any individual, who has already shown signs of...
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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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