Sunday, July 25, 2021

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Betong, Pakan districts turn red

KUCHING: Betong and Pakan districts have turned red after respectively recording 42 and 46 positive cases in the past 14 days. In its report on Saturday (July 24) the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) also pointed out that Telang Usan’s...

Universal testing proposed in red zones

KUCHING: Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing has called upon the Health Minister to implement immediate universal testing for Covid-19 in red zones with high caseload. “With more delay, the country's losses will accelerate and many more lives will...

Implement targeted MCO only in red zones

KUCHING: Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) Sarawak commissioner Datuk Dr Madeline Berma is of the view that the government should implement the targeted movement control order (MCO) only in red zones, not the whole country. She said in the meantime, the...

Lundu district now red

KUCHING: The Lundu district is now a Covid-19 red zone after recording 43 cases of local infections in the last 14 days. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) announced this on Monday (June 14), adding that there were now 29...

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...
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State records 200 fewer cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 261 positive cases yesterday (July 24), 200 fewer cases than those recorded the previous day (461). The...
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