Friday, July 30, 2021

Covid-19 testing

Parliament meeting postponed, MPs tested for Covid-19

KUALA LUMPUR: The resumption of the Special Meeting of the Dewan Rakyat was postponed again today to enable all Members of Parliament (MPs) to get tested for Covid-19. Deputy Speaker Datuk Mohd Rashid Hasnon who presided over the sitting after it...

IATA calls on government to address high Covid-19 tests cost

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to take action to address the high cost of Covid-19 tests in many jurisdictions and provided flexibility in permitting the use of cost-effective antigen tests as an...

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...

Effective Covid-19 testing, treatment sought

KUCHING: The Bintulu parliamentary service centre will assist the medical staff at Samalaju Industrial Park Covid-19 Quarantine and Low-Risk Treatment Centre (PKRC), said Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing. He said this included coordination with other relevant departments to...

SOPs that workers, customers and employers should follow

KUCHING: Everyone, regardless whether they are employees, suppliers or customers, will have to put on face masks – and wear them properly – as recommended by the Ministry of Health (MoH). According to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) released by...

Increase Covid-19 testing, vaccination

KUCHING: The government is urged to significantly increase the Covid-19 testing and vaccination rate which has dropped over the Hari Raya Aidilfitri festive holiday. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii noted there was a huge drop in nationwide testing on...

Testing in Bintulu not slowing down

KUCHING: Testing for Covid-19 infection in Bintulu has not slowed down, assured its MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing. “Some netizens have questioned whether the decline in the number of confirmed cases in the previous two days was due to...

Villagers with symptoms urged to go for test

KUCHING: Residents of Kampung Mongkos, Kampung Tebedu Mawang, Kampung Sejijak Plaman and Kampung Bung Pedus in Serian district who are experiencing signs and symptoms of Covid-19 have been urged to go for screening. A statement by Serian Division Health Office,...

Ramp up Covid-19 testing

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has been urged to ramp up Covid-19 tests in view of the increasing cases. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said the number of cases could be higher and even more widespread in...

Tiong chides spokesman over ‘testing’ remarks

KUCHING: Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing is disappointed over the remarks by Sarawak Lorries Transport Association and Bintulu Lorry Association spokesperson Ling Kah Kiong who said that rT-PCR testing three days before entering Bintulu is an inconvenience...
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Pray for country’s stability

KUCHING: The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) yesterday appealed to the people to pray that the political crisis plaguing the...
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