Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination

District offices to fill in ‘telephone’ gaps

KUCHING: Those who have trouble registering for Covid-19 vaccination due to not having a telephone can use the number of their respective district offices. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah said the state government had discussed with Coordinating Minister...

No back door vaccination

KUCHING: The Sarawak Health Department has denied a report of people in Sibu being given appointments for the Covid-19 vaccination earlier than they should or via the back door. Its director Dr Chin Zin Hing said the report in a...

Jabs also for homeless people

SIBU: The homeless people in the state will also be listed in the Covid-19 vaccination programme, said Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah. The Minister of Wellbeing, Community, Women, Family and Child Development said including the homeless people in the programme showed...

Phase two Covid-19 vaccination to begin on April 19 in eight states

PUTRAJAYA: Phase two of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, covering senior citizens, persons with disabilities (PwD) and those with chronic diseases, will begin on April 19 in eight states, said the programme’s Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. Phase two will kick...

Counters set to help jab registration

MIRI: Miri City Council (MCC) is setting up counters at Riam Tamu as a step in assisting the public to register for the Covid-19 vaccination programme. Minister of Transport Datuk Lee Kim Shin who is also minister in-charge of this...

Community internet centres to assist vaccine registration

KUCHING: The public now can seek assistance at community internet centres (PIKs) nationwide to register for the Covid-19 vaccination through the MySejahtera application. The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said PIKs are mobilised as help centres in an effort...

MP suggests offering incentives to get vaccinated

KUCHING: The authorities need to reach out to the public, even incentivise them, to register for Covid-19 vaccination, opines Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii. He said the low registration, especially among the high-risk group, was a cause for concern. “The...

MPP continues to help register vaccination applicants

KUCHING: Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) will continue its efforts to assist the people in registering for the Covid-19 vaccination programme by holding registration sessions at markets over the next two Saturdays. The next registration session will be held at the...

Vaccination promotional videos launched

MIRI: The divisional disaster management committee (DDMC) here launched four Covid-19 vaccination promotional videos today. Miri DDMC chairman Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusuf, who is also acting Miri Resident, said the videos aimed to provide information and awareness to the community. Three...

Jab registration at UTC and major markets

MIRI: The Miri City Council (MCC) has arranged for Urban Transformation Centre (UTC) Miri and the council’s major markets to assist the general public for Covid-19 vaccination registration starting from today. Miri City mayor Adam Yii Siew Sang in a...
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