Tuesday, May 18, 2021

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State records 7 more positive cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded seven more Covid-19 positive cases, bringing the total of positive cases to 58 since the first positive case was reported on Mar 13. State Disaster Management Committee chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said all the new cases are being treated...

Yes, we are at war

It is not an exaggeration to say that we are facing a life and death situation at the moment.  In fact we are at war. Yes, with the number of positive Covid-19 cases increasing in the country. More than 240,000 people have now...

15 healthcare workers infected with Covid-19

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 12 staff members from the Ministry of Health (MOH) and three more from the private healthcare sector have been infected with Covid-19. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said all 12 from MoH are now in...

Let us pull the plug on Covid-19

KUCHING: Positive Covid-19 cases are on the upward trend in the state and in the country. State Disaster Management Committee chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said one new positive case had been registered, bringing the total positive cases to 51 since a week ago...

All’s well, says hospitalised MP

KUCHING: Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii who was hospitalised after testing positive for Covid-19 said he was doing well despite being kept in isolation at Sarawak General Hospital. In a video message to update his family and friends on Facebook...

Five new positive Covid-19 cases

KUCHING: Sarawak yesterday registered five new positive Covid-19 cases, bring the tally to 50 cases. The State Disaster Management Committee Secretariat said of the five cases, two were recorded at Sarawak General Hospital, two at Sibu Hospital and one at Bintulu Hospital.  A...

Covid-19 claims first victim in Sarawak

KUCHING: A man with underlying health conditions is the nation's first fatality, after testing positive for Covid-19. The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) Secretariat which confirmed the fatality identified the victim as Pastor David Cheng Lip Kiong from Emmanuel Baptist Church, who died yesterday. Sixty-year-old Cheng...

Kuching MP is Covid-19 positive

KUCHING: Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii Lee Wuen announced yesterday on Facebook that he had tested positive for the Covid-19. Currently, he is treated at Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) and quarantined for further monitoring based on standard procedures set by the Health Ministry. Yii...

TWO COVID HOSPITAL PATIENTS ESCAPE A HOAX

PORT DICKSON: News on two positive COVID-19 patients running away from Port Dickson Hospital, which went viral on the social media since yesterday, is not true, said Port Dickson district police chief Supt Aidi Sham Mohamed. Instead, he said, the two men, aged...

Over 20,000 test positive in Italy, 368 new deaths

ROME: The coronavirus epidemic claimed 368 lives in locked down Italy on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported based on new data released by the Civil Protection Department. Speaking at a nightly televised press conference, Civil Protection Department chief Angelo Borrelli confirmed that 20,603 people have...
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Call to repair telco tower

KUCHING: The authorities have been urged to do something about the telecommunication tower at Nanga Serau, Katibas in Song. In...
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