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485 new cases recorded in Sarawak

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 485 new positive Covid-19 cases today (July 31), a slight increase from Friday’s 450 cases. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement today said this brought the state’s case tally to 76,728. Of the new cases...

New cases hit record high of 17,786

KUALA LUMPUR: New positive Covid-19 cases in Malaysia surged to an all-time high of 17,786 today, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. In a post on his Facebook, he said this brings the cumulative cases for Covid-19...

Emergency proclamation needed to avoid Covid-19 spike

KUCHING: The Emergency Proclamation which deferred the Sarawak state election until next year is needed amid the debilitating Covid-19 situation nationwide, said the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). In a statement today, it said that the Cabinet during its meeting on...

450 new cases on Friday as rate falls

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 450 new Covid-19 cases on Friday (July 30), a significant decrease from the previous day’s number of 582. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said the cumulative total number of cases was now at 76,243. Kuching District accounted...

Vaccination allows buffer in the event of state polls

KUCHING: The rapid Covid-19 vaccine rollout in Sarawak will act as buffer against possible spike of infections in the event that the state election has to be called. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) assistant vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Mohd Fadzil Abdul Rahman...

Sharp increase in Covid-19 cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 582 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (July 29), a sharp increase of 118 from the previous day’s number of 464. The total number of cases in the state now stands at 75,793 while the death toll remains...

Indonesia thanks Malaysia for lifeline

KUCHING: The oxygen supplied by the Sarawak government on behalf of Malaysia to Indonesia has been described as a lifeline to the nation by its representative. XII/Tanjungpura Regional Military Command Chief Major General Muhammad Nur Rahmad thanked the Malaysian government...

We’re helping a friend in need: Sarawak oxygen for Indonesia

KUCHING: In a show of international solidarity against Covid-19, the Sarawak government today sent 105 tonnes of oxygen to West Kalimantan, Indonesia. In revealing this, Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing said Sarawak and Malaysia would help...

Sarawak cases up again

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 464 new Covid-19 cases today, 59 more than the previous day’s number of 405. The total number of cases in the state now stands at 75,211 while the death toll remains at 459. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee...

Kuching again records highest number of new Covid-19 cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 405 new Covid-19 cases on  Tuesday (July 27), 49 more than the previous day's 356, as well as two fatalities. The total number of cases now stands at 74,747 while the death toll is at 459. Kuching once...
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50 given food aid under Ukas Ziarah event

KUCHING: A total of 50 recipients received contributions in the form of food essentials under the Sarawak Public Communications...
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