Tuesday, August 24, 2021

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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...

High-risk drug abuse districts decreased

KUCHING: Based on the zoning and mapping of districts by the One Stop Committee (OSC) on addressing drug and substance abuse (MIDS), Year 2020 has shown that the number of high-risk districts for drug and substance issues has decrease...

Crime in Sarawak under control

KUCHING: The Sarawak Police Contingent Headquarters (IPK) said crime has decreased and under control. Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Aidi Ismail said from January to December 2020, 5,874 cases were reported, a 2.49 percent difference compared to 6,024 cases reported in...

Decrease in longhouse fires this year

KUCHING: Electrical faults, gas equipment, flaming fires, irresponsible disposal of cigarette butts, kerosene lamps, candles, lighters and matches are the main culprits behind structure fires, said Sarawak Fire and Rescue department (Bomba) director Khirudin Drahman. He said that so far,...

Adolescent pregnancies down 21 pct from year 2016 to 2019

KUCHING: Sarawak has seen an overall 21 percent decrease in number of adolescent pregnancies from 2016 to last year and Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah hopes to see a further decline. The Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister...

State records 27.5 percent decrease in drug, substance abuse cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded a 27.51 percent decrease in cases of drug and substance abuse in October compared to September. This was revealed by Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah. She said 692 cases involving...

Sibu records drop in dengue cases

SIBU: Sibu has recorded a decrease in dengue cases this year, said Sibu Health Officer Dr Teh Jo Hun. According to him, until Nov 14 this year, only 171 cases were recorded compared to 280 cases for the same period...
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Towards drug-free districts in Sarawak

KUCHING: The One-Stop Committee (OSC) to address drug and substance issues (MIDS) is planning to embark on an Integrated...
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