Wednesday, July 14, 2021

decrease in cases

New cases drop; four deaths

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 289 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday (July 14) although cases are on the decline. Six cases involved immigration detainees in Kuching and one in Simunjan from Ops Benteng. Kuching recorded 137 new cases; Sibu, 31; Bukit Mabong, 16;...

Sarawak moves into second phase of recovery plan

KUCHING: Sarawak will move into the second phase of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) by next week if it meets the three main criteria or indicators. Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Hui Kian said the three...

Positive association between decline in cases and vaccination rollout

KUCHING: There is a positive correlation between the declines of Covid-19 positive cases and the vaccination rollout in Sarawak since May 2021, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing. He was referring to the data...

State records two fatalities and fewer cases today

KUCHING: Sarawak today (July 6) recorded 286 Covid-19 positive cases which were fewer compared to 424 cases on July 5, and two fatalities. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said the cumulative total number of cases now stood at 67,271...

Vaccination rollout successful

KUCHING: The vaccination rollout has reduced the Covid-19 cases in Sarawak, said the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. “Previously, there were 600 to 700 cases per day. This week at least, Sarawak recorded...

Fewer Covid-19 cases after mass vaccinations

SIBU: Sarawak is able to reduce Covid-19 cases in the state following mass vaccinations  in the past month. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the statewide vaccination exercise  had paid off as it was able to protect...

Hoping for a decrease in cases

MUKAH: Balingian assemblyman Abdul Yakub Arbi is hoping that the number of Covid-19 cases in this district will subside quickly. “There has been an increase in cases recently, especially in the Bukit Dinding-Begeri area. Mukah is now a red zone,”...

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...

Daily cases under 2,000, recovery rate exceeds 95 pct

BY MELATI MOHD ARIFF This is a round-up of Covid-19 related matters in Malaysia and globally from March 13 up to noon today. In Malaysia, case numbers have exceeded 328,000. Although four-digit new Covid-19 cases are still being reported daily in...

60 pct decrease in crime rates statewide

KUCHING: There was an overall decrease of 60 percent in statewide crime rates between January and February this year as compared to the same period in 2020. Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Aidi Ismail noted that the decline in the number...
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Three new clusters in Sarawak

KUCHING: The Sentosa 2 Cluster here, the Duyoh Cluster in Bau and the Jalan Teo Kui Ngo Cluster in...
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