Monday, April 19, 2021

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All educational institutions in red zones to close until May 3

KUCHING: All universities, polytechnics and tuition centres in Covid-19 red zones throughout the state will be closed for 14 days effective April 20 until May 3. This was announced by the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement issued...

Schools in red zones to close from tomorrow

KUCHING: The state government has decided to close all schools including nurseries and kindergartens in Covid-19 red zones for 14 days effective tomorrow (April 20). Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the decision was made as several...

Close schools, home learning recommended in red zones

KUCHING: Home-based learning (PdPR) is certainly challenging for both students and teachers. While noting this fact, the Malaysian Parents Consultative Association (Mapim) Sarawak branch is of the opinion that schools which recorded positive Covid-19 cases including schools in the red...

Miri schools to close temporarily

MIRI: The Miri Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) today (April 18) decided that schools in the district should be temporary closed for 14 days to curb the spread of the virus in schools. “All schools in the district will revert...

Have Phase 4 immunisation for red zones

KUCHING: Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian has suggested having a fourth phase for the immunisation programme in red zones in Sarawak. According to him, Sibu, Kapit, Bintulu and other red zones should be in...

Call to postpone classes in red, orange zones

KUCHING: Persatuan Anak Istimewa Sarawak (Perais) has urged the Education Ministry (MOE) and Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) to consider postponing schooling sessions in red and orange zones. Its president Rapelson Richard Hamit made the call following a recent case...

Govt said to be wise in postponing classes

KUCHING: Kesatuan Guru Bumiputera Sarawak (KGSB) president Ahmad Malie said that the state government’s decision to postpone the reopening of schools in red zones was wise. In saying this, Ahmad is confident that schools which reopened on Monday (March 1)...

Markets, bazaars prohibited from operating in red zones

KUCHING: Farmers’ markets, night markets, and late-night bazaars are prohibited to operate in Covid-19 red zones during the conditional movement control order (CMCO) period from Feb 15 to March 1. The National Security Council (MKN) recently issued an updated notice...

Catholic church suspends mass services in red zones

KUCHING: The Archdiocese of Kuching has suspended mass at all Catholic churches within red zone areas during the conditional movement control order (CMCO) from Jan 13 to 26. This is due to the alarming increase of Covid-19 cases in Kuching,...

22 districts turn into Covid-19 red zones in Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: The Covid-19 situation in Sabah has become increasingly worrying as 22 of the state’s 27 districts are now in the red zones, says Sabah Housing and Local Government Minister, Datuk Masidi Manjun. In a statement yesterday, he said...
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