Saturday, September 25, 2021

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Interstate travel unlikely to trigger Covid-19 spike

BY RACHEL MINA KUCHING: Interstate travel will not lead to a rise in Covid-19 cases, agrees Sarawak Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. Abdul Karim was commenting on the statement made by federal Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin...

Private hospitals to play their role in managing rising number of Covid patients

KUCHING: The Association of Private Hospitals Malaysia (APHM) has requested its member hospitals in Sarawak mainly in Kuching to assist the government in managing the rising numbers of Covid-19 patients in the state.  APHM President Datuk Dr Kuljit Singh said,...

Pandemic fatigue faced by Malaysians worrying: Experts

BY NURQALBY MOHD REDA THE pandemic fatigue experienced by Malaysians, in general, is growing more critical and has reached a level deemed as worrying, according to health experts and psychologists. In fact, they view the current spike in Covid-19 cases as...

Sarawak does not have most Delta cases in country

KUCHING: Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian has clarified that Sarawak certainly does not have the most Covid-19 Delta variant cases in Malaysia. “Because we have Institute of Health and Community Medicine (IHCM), Universiti Malaysia...

20,988 new cases on Thursday

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of Covid-19 new cases in the country rose to 20,988 from 18,762 yesterday. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah through his posting on his Facebook page, said the cumulative number of cases had now reached 1,786,004. Selangor remained...

20,897 new cases reported

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 20,897 new Covid-19 cases were reported in the past 24 hours, up from yesterday’s 19,268 cases, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. The country has recorded more than 20,000 cases daily from...

Permai residential area contribute high numbers of Covid-19 Delta variant cases in Sibu

SIBU: The Covid-19 Delta variant that was detected in the Permai residential area here recently has contributed to the high number of cases recorded in the district for three consecutive days. Last Friday, Sibu district recorded a total of 125...

Malaysia hits record-high of 24,599 daily Covid-19 cases today

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia today recorded 24,599 new cases of Covid-19, the highest daily figure since the pandemic hit the country last year. In a Facebook post, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the new development brought the...

State preparing more PKRCs

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) is currently identifying and preparing several venues as Covid-19 Quarantine and Low-Risk Treatment Centres (PKRCs) SDMC chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah said that it was in view of the increasing number of positive...

Review Bintulu SOPs amid Covid-19 spike

KUCHING: The authorities in Bintulu were told to review its standard operating procedures (SOPs) for entry to the district amid the surge in Covid-19 cases. Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing said it is crucial to re-implement strict entry...
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Who’s to blame for a divided nation?

There is freedom of speech, but I cannot guarantee freedom after speech.— Idi Amin, ex-president of Uganda Recently a Sarawak MP...
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