Tuesday, October 12, 2021

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Sarawak ready to roll out booster shots

KUCHING: Sarawak is ready to roll out the booster dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to medical frontliners and high-risk vulnerable persons above the age of 60 in the next few days. Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim...

Call for information on deteriorating cases

KUCHING: State Health director Datuk Dr Mohamed Sapian Mohamed has been urged to release data on the number or percentage of Covid-19 cases in Categories 1 and 2 which later deteriorate into Categories 4 and 5 after the initial...

Minister urges OKUs yet to be vaccinated to inform ministry

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah has urged people with disabilities (OKU) who have yet to receive their Covid-19 vaccine jabs to come forward. “I believe there are OKUs not registered with any societies or clubs who have yet to be...

600 senior citizens receive second vaccine dose

SRI AMAN: Six hundred senior citizens today (June 26) received their second Covid-19 vaccine dose at the Dewan Suarah Sri Aman vaccination centre (PPV).  PPV coordinator Dr Janariah Jangani told the Information Department (JaPen) here that the vaccine recipients comprised the...

Senior citizens allowed walk-in for vaccination in Sarikei

KUCHING: Senior citizens aged 60 and above can directly take a walk-in approach at the Sarikei vaccination centre (PPV) to receive their Covid-19 vaccine, said Repok assemblyman Datuk Seri Huang Tiong Sii. He pointed out that senior citizens aged 60...

Over 27,200 residents in Sri Aman vaccinated

SRI AMAN: Over 27, 200 residents here have been vaccinated under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) since last February. The programme is being held at Dewan Suarah Sri Aman Vaccination Centre (PPV). The PPV chief coordinator Dr Janariah Jangani said...

331 OKU receive first vaccine dose at Normah

KUCHING: Three hundred and thirty-one persons with disabilities (OKU) received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at Normah Medical Specialist Centre today (June 19).    The vaccination programme for the OKU was organised by the specialist centre in collaboration...

Over 1,800 residents in Simunjan received jabs

KUCHING: A total of 1,833 residents in Simunjan District have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine during the National Immunisation Programme (NCIP) at Dewan Mesra Simunjan Vaccination Centre (PPV). Simunjan district health officer, Dr Joshua Peterson Legi who...

Senior citizen relieved after getting jab

BY PENERANGAN LUNDU: A 73-year-old disabled senior citizen felt very relieved after receiving his first dose of Sinovac vaccine injection at the Lundu Community Hall here on Thursday. According to Yatai Tikiek who was accompanied by his wife Jikim Nylied, 71,...

Speed up vaccination for OKU

KUCHING: There is a need to speed up inoculation for people with disabilities (OKU) in the state. Malaysian Society for the Blind, Sarawak Branch chairman Isak Ngau said the matter should be looked into particularly for the OKU in the...
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Domestic tourism to benefit from inter-state travel resumption

KUCHING: The lifting of inter-state travel restrictions will have a favourable effect on the country's economic recovery process, says...
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