Sunday, August 1, 2021

South African variant

Guard the borders to prevent the spread of virus variants

KUCHING: Sarawak must fortify the security at its borders to prevent emerging Covid-19 variants from spreading into the state. Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said this was after the detection of the South African...

Unimas says seven cases of South African Variant detected in Kuching

KUCHING: Seven cases of the South African Variant of Concern (VOC), B.1.351 have been detected in Kuching district. The earliest case was tested positive by rT-PCR on April 26 and the most recent case tested positive on May 6, said...

4,765 new Covid cases nationwide today

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of new Covid-19 cases rose to 4,765 today compared to 3,973 yesterday, taking the cumulative total in the country to 453,222. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah tweeted that of the new total, Selangor...

Strict border control to block South African Covid-19 variant

KUCHING: Strict border control is still necessary to prevent the South African Covid-19 variant, said to be more contagious, from entering Sarawak as well as to curb imported positive cases. Sarawak Covid-19 Vaccine Advisory Group (Scovag) chairman Prof Datuk Dr...

New Zealand says new Covid-19 case is South African variant

WELLINGTON: New Zealand's first case of coronavirus in the community for more than two months has been identified as the more contagious South African variant, prompting Australia to suspend quarantine-free travel from the neighbouring country for at least 72 hours. A...
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Hoping for early end of Emergency

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing hopes that the Yang di-Pertuan Agong would look at...
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