Thursday, April 15, 2021

Sarawak Covid-19 cases

Two new deaths as toll reaches 135

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded two new deaths related to Covid-19 infection today, bringing the state’s Covid-19 death toll to 135. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the 134th death involved case 16,167, a local man,...

Public ‘aye’ to MCO

KUCHING: The public is generally in favour of the movement control order (MCO) being re-imposed in Sarawak due to a spike in positive Covid-19 cases. This week Sarawak recorded the highest and second highest daily Covid-19 positive cases throughout Malaysia...

No MCO; CMCO to continue

KUCHING: Sarawak will not be placed under the movement control order (MCO) as was widely speculated on Wednesday. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas today clarified that the conditional movement control order (CMCO) which was...

Allow urban schools to implement home-based learning

BINTULU: The Education Department should allow urban schools in Bintulu to implement learning through the Home-Based Teaching and Learning Method (PdPR). Minister in charge of Bintulu Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) Datuk Sri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom said this was...

Close schools only if situation requires

KUCHING: The Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers Union (KGBS) is concerned about the spike in Covid-19 cases statewide. KGBS president Ahmad Malie is urging the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) to make the right call regarding the operations of schools. “The Sarawak Headmasters...

Three-digit cases to stay awhile

KUCHING: Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian predicted the three digit Covid-19 daily cases in Sarawak will take some time to subside. “With or without the movement control order (MCO), Sarawak’s (Covid-19 daily cases)...

Sarawak records 512 new cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 512 Covid-19 positive cases on Thursday (April 15), bringing the state’s tally to 21,960. This is the third time daily cases in Sarawak have exceeded the half-thousand mark, with the highest being 607 cases recorded on April...

Imposition of MCO in Sarawak to be known tomorrow

KUCHING: Whether or not the movement control order (MCO) will be re-imposed in Sarawak will be known tomorrow. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas is scheduled to clarify the confusion over Senior Minister (Security Cluster)...

Reduce social activities, movements

KUCHING: A reduction in social activities and inter-district movements will help in bringing down the number of Covid-19 cases in the state, said Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor noted there was an...

State records five deaths, bringing total fatalities to 133

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded five new Covid-19 fatalities on Wednesday (Apr 14), bringing the state’s Covid-19 death toll to 133. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said the 129th death involved Case 17,784, a local man, aged 55-years who had been referred...
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Two new deaths as toll reaches 135

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded two new deaths related to Covid-19 infection today, bringing the state’s Covid-19 death toll to 135. Sarawak...
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