Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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About 500 health personnel mobilised to Sarawak to contain rise in Covid-19 cases

KUCHING: About 500 staff of the Health Ministry will be mobilised to Sarawak to help contain the increase in Covid-19 cases in the state, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba today. He said the staff would include doctors,...

IRB service counters close 30 minutes earlier during Ramadan

KUALA LUMPUR: The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) is closing the daily operations of its service counters 30 minutes earlier during Ramadan. A statement issued by IRB here today stated that its service counters in all states, except Johor, Kedah, Terengganu,...

Saudia launches IATA travel app trial for flights from Kuala Lumpur to Jeddah

JEDDAH: The Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, announced on Monday a cooperation agreement with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to trial the IATA Travel Pass, which aims to support...

Sibu Hospital specialist clinic postpones services

SIBU: Sibu Hospital specialist clinic advised its patients to reschedule their appointments. Sibu Hospital deputy director Dr Rachel Teng Li Chin said the clinic had to postpone its services — with the exception of the dog bite clinic, appointments for...

Victim positive, rescuers in Kampung Stenggang shooting incident to undergo swab tests

BAU: Firefighters, policemen and local villagers who were involved in the retrieval of a man who was recently shot dead in a hunting fatality at Kampung Stenggang here had been ordered to undergo Covid-19 screening and self-isolation. This came after...

Sarawak records 351 new cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 351 new positive Covid-19 cases on Monday (Apr 12), bringing the state’s tally to 20,352. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said 123 of these new cases were reported in Bintulu District, Sibu (64), Kuching (30), Kapit...

Sarawak’s tally surpasses 20k mark, 443 new cases

KUCHING: Sarawak’s total Covid-19 positive cases surpassed the 20,000 mark on Sunday (April 11) with the state recording 443 new cases. This brings the state’s tally to 20,001 to date. This is the fifth time cases in Sarawak have exceeded...

Three new clusters identified

KUCHING: The Health Department has identified three new Covid-19 clusters in Sarawak. State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embah said these are the Abak Bon Cluster in Subis district, Jalan Badarudin Cluster in Kuching district and...

Close by 10pm or face consequences

KUCHING: Errant entertainment outlets in Bintulu were reminded to observe the Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) and close their premises by 10pm. Its MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing said some refused to abide by the guidelines issued and continued...

Virus lockdowns around the world as vaccine efforts stumble

MUMBAI, India: Fresh lockdowns and curfews were imposed on tens of millions of people from India to Argentina on Saturday, as Covid-19 infections surged again and vaccine roll-outs were hampered by shortages and scares over side effects. In India, the...
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About 500 health personnel mobilised to Sarawak to contain rise in Covid-19 cases

KUCHING: About 500 staff of the Health Ministry will be mobilised to Sarawak to help contain the increase in...
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