Sunday, September 19, 2021

fight against Covid-19

Onus on everyone to avoid infection in endemic phase

KUCHING: The onus is on members of the public to avoid being infected in the endemic phase of Covid-19, said Dr Annuar Rapaee. The Education, Science and Technological Research Assistant Minister said, “The government will continue to provide medicines and...

Traders with symptoms not allowed to trade

KUCHING: With immediate effect, Kuching City South Council’s (MBKS) market traders with Covid-19 related symptoms will not be allowed to trade until they have recovered. Its mayor Datuk Wee Hong Seng said that this is to ensure the health and...

State to roll out booster shots soon

KUCHING: The state will roll out booster vaccine shots soon, revealed Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. He said the formal announcement of the policy under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (NCIP) would be...

Government to table laws against anti-hopping, limit PM’s term and implement Undi18

KUALA LUMPUR: The federal government today offered a seven-point plan in implementing the transformation in Parliament and government sector to restore political stability in fighting Covid-19 and reviving the economy. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the offer...

Use data to understand disease, says Dr Sim

KUCHING: Members of the public are encouraged to follow the granular data released by the Health Ministry through its newly launched website, CovidNow. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said by doing this, the...

First batch of 315 students vaccinated in Bau

BAU: The first batch of teenagers, numbering 315, received their first dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at SMK Singai near here on Thursday (Sept 9). They comprised mainly those aged 16 and 17, and those aged 12 to 15...

Vaccination drive in Sibu runs smoothly

SIBU: The vaccination programme for teenagers aged 18 and below at the Dewan Suarah vaccination centre (PPV) on Thursday (Sept 9) was smooth. The programme, which kicked off on Wednesday, will involve a total of 9,289 students aged 16 and...

State-level do live on Facebook, TVS and RTM

KUCHING: This year's Malaysia Day state-level celebration will be broadcast live on Sarawak Public Communications Unit's (Ukas) Facebook page, TV Sarawak (TVS) and Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) on Sept 16 at 8.30pm. Only 100 people, including Head of State Tun...

Convene proper DUN sitting to discuss pandemic

KUCHING: The Sarawak government has been urged to convene a proper State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Sitting to debate and discuss the Covid-19 management and operations instead of holding a briefing for assemblypersons on Sept 9. Democratic Action Party (DAP) Sarawak...

Slight drop in new cases nationwide

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 19,057 new Covid-19 cases were reported on Saturday (Sept 4), down from 19,378 cases on Friday (Sept 3). Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, in a posting on Facebook and Twitter, said this...
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Mount Kinabalu climb reopened to public since Sept 16

KOTA KINABALU: All Sabah Parks stations and offices (TTS), including climbing activities to the summit of Mount Kinabalu, have...
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