Sunday, May 16, 2021

increase in Covid-19 cases

4,140 new Covid cases today nationwide

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 4,140 new Covid-19 cases were recorded today, a slight increase from the 4,113 reported yesterday, taking the total number of positive cases to date to 466,330. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in...

No visitors allowed at SGH

KUCHING: Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) will be implementing several preventive measures to reduce the risk of Covid-19 infection among its patients, staff and visitors following the increase in Covid-19 cases. SGH director Dr Nguan Hie Ung said visitors were not...

Sudden increase in cases worries rep

BELADIN: Beting Maro assemblyman Razaili Gapor has expressed concern over allegations that some people are refusing to go for Covid-19 screening tests. He said the sudden increase in cases in Beladin was a serious matter. “Rumours have it that some people...

Adapt to life in new normal

KUCHING: The local community has to change their lifestyles and adapt to the new normal which incorporates the Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs). Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister's Department (Islamic Affairs and DBKU) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi said,...

Four shopping malls listed as Covid-19 hotspots

KUCHING: Four shopping malls in Sarawak are listed as Covid-19 hotspot premises under the Hotspot Identification for Dynamic Engagement (HIDE) warning system. Of the four, two are in Kuching, one in Kota Samarahan and another in Bintulu. At the same...

Embrace digitalisation, SMEs told

KUCHING: Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are urged to embrace digitalisation in view of the changing market conditions of late. Federal Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said this was to ensure their business viability...

750 new positive cases, six deaths recorded

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 750 new Covid-19 positive cases and six fatalities today, taking the total number of cases in the state to 34,277 and pushing the total deaths due to the virus to 201. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said...

Malaysia records 4,498 new cases

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia recorded 4,498 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, just 39 days after reaching the lowest figure of 941 on March 29. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that with the latest figure,...

Rising active clusters threatens communities

This is a round-up from May 1 up to noon today. In Malaysia, case numbers have exceeded 420,000. KUALA LUMPUR: The sharp rise in daily new cases over the past few weeks has once again placed Malaysia in a critical...

Strictly adhere to SOPs at mosque, surau during terawih prayers

SIBU: Muslims who want to perform terawih prayers at the mosque or surau in the last 10 nights before Syawal, are urged to be careful and strictly adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs). Sibu Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) coordinator...
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Promote vaccination to traders

SIBU: More than a quarter of the traders at Pasar Minggu Sibu in Taman Indah, Teku here have not...
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