Thursday, June 24, 2021

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Private sector employees in Sibu to get vaccine jab next week

SIBU: About 14,000 employees from the private sector in Sibu will receive the Covid-19 vaccine beginning next Monday at the University College of Technology Sarawak campus, here. The vaccination centre will be jointly operated by the university, SEGi Medical School...

UCTS is Sibu’s first industrial jab centre

SIBU: University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) has received approval from the Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF) to operate as the district's first industrial vaccination centre (PPV) starting from June 28. Sibu District Disaster Management Committee (SDDMC) coordinator Dr Annuar...

Army helping with jabs at Lakis Hall

SIBU: From Wednesday onwards (June 23), the Sibu Muslim Welfare Trust Board (Lakis) Hall will serve as a mobile Covid-19 vaccination centre.     Sibu Division Disaster Management Committee coordinator Dr Annuar Rapaee said army personnel from the 9th Infantry Brigade would...

New virus milestone with 60,000 cases

KUCHING: Sarawak on Monday (June 21) hit a new grim milestone, with the state recording a total of over 60,000 Covid-19 cases since the first case was detected in March last year. The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said the...

Some 150 teachers in Sibu refuse vaccination

SIBU: More than 150 teachers in Sibu refuse to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, said Education, Science and Technology Research Assistant Minister Dr Annuar Rapaee. Speaking on a livestream of the Sibu District Covid-19 update on Saturday (June 19), Dr Annuar...

Nangka PBB Youth registers 130 senior citizens for jabs

SIBU: The Nangka PBB Youth has successfully registered 130 senior citizens aged 70 and above here for the Covid-19 vaccination. Nangka PBB Branch chief Dr Annuar Rapaee said on Sunday (June 20) the senior citizens were tracked down from June...

Mobile PPV for longhouses starts today

SIBU: The mobile vaccination centre (PPV) will start operating at Rumah John Lalong, Jalan Teku Pasai on Monday (June 21), said Public Health and Housing Assistant Minister Dr Annuar Rapaee. He said this last Saturday during a livestream on Sibu’s...

Vaccine effective two or three weeks after second dose

KUCHING: The general public was told to understand the mechanism of vaccines and not to create false perception over its effectiveness. Education, Science and Technological Research assistant minister Dr Annuar Rapaee said the vaccines could only provide maximum protection two...

19,345 people complete two doses of vaccine

SIBU: As many as 19,345 people in the district here have completed two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine as of June 13. Sibu Division Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) coordinator Dr Annuar Rapaee added that 24,444 people had received their first...

‘Inject first, register later’ approach very helpful

SIBU: The 'Inject first, register later' approach recommended by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg is very helpful to rural residents who face internet coverage problems, said Sibu Divisional Disaster Management Committee (SDDMC) coordinator Dr Annuar Rapaee. He...
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