Friday, December 3, 2021

Delta variant

New cases involving VOC detected in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 261 new cases of Covid-19 involving Variants of Concern (VOC) was detected in the country between Oct 20 until 28 with the Delta variant recording the highest number of cases at 259. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham...

392 cases involving variants of concern detected

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 392 positive Covid-19 cases involving variants of concern (VOC) was detected in the country from Sept 25 until yesterday (Oct 6), according to Health director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. Of the total, he said 384...

Sarawak fortunate to avoid surge in severe cases

KUCHING: Sarawak has been fortunate to avoid a surge in severe Covid-19 cases along with deaths due to the Delta variant. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said the state has dodged a bullet...

Vaccination timely amid Delta surge

KUCHING: The Covid-19 vaccines — despite not providing total immunity against the disease — are still important, said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. “Though vaccination is not a silver bullet, it definitely helps...

No Mu Covid-19 variant detected in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: There is no Mu Covid-19 variant detected from samples taken across the country so far, the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Mosti) announced. In a statement on Friday (Oct 1), it said 1,312 samples have been analysed...

Vaccine does not stop virus from spreading

KUCHING: The Covid-19 vaccine is also effective against the Delta variant. However, as pointed out by Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor, Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian, the vaccine does not stop the virus from spreading. “We need to remember...

Delta, slack public attitude push up case numbers

LIMBANG: The increase in the number of positive Covid-19 cases here has been attributed to the spread of the Delta variant and the people’s lax attitude towards the virus. The Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas) in its report on Tuesday...

Accept changes amidst post-vaccination surge

KUCHING: The people need to adapt to the new norms amid the surge in Covid-19 cases due to the Delta variant. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said unless the public can play their...

Sarawak not alone in post-vaccination Delta surge

KUCHING: Sarawakians should realise that the state is not the only place affected by the surge in Covid-19 cases due to the Delta variant even after achieving a high vaccination rate. In pointing this out, Education, Science and Technological Research...

Court action against teen vax not right

KUCHING: A recent court action filed in Penang which seeks to stop the government from vaccinating children under the age of 18 is a very ‘irresponsible and irrational’ act, said social activist Voon Shiak Ni. “What is the public interest...
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