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Battle against virus far from over

KUCHING: The huge spike in Covid-19 positive cases in the state recently shows that the battle against the virus is far from over and that more needs to be done. This sentiment was echoed by State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC)...

Lawas turns green amid surge in cases

KUCHING: Despite Sarawak recording a surge in the number of Covid-19 positive cases, Lawas district on Sunday (April 18) brought good news as it turned from a yellow zone to a green zone. The district did not report any new...

Bintulu’s cases could spike like in Sibu

KUCHING: The Bintulu district, with its surge in the number of cases, could be like what happened in Sibu if left uncontrolled, said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. “Unless the infection transmission curve...

Send extra vaccine supplies to Sarawak immediately

KUCHING: The federal government and the Special Committee on Covid-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV) have been urged to ensure immediate extra supplies of vaccine to Sarawak in view of the spike in Covid-19 cases in the state. Bandar Kuching MP Dr...

SDMC investigating spike in Sri Aman Central Prison outbreak

KUCHING: The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) is investigating the cause of the sudden spike of positive cases in Sri Aman Central Prison. Its chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the prison recorded 159 new cases on Sunday (Apr...

Spike in cases worries association

KUCHING: Sarawak Patriots Association (SPA) is concerned over the spike in Covid-19 cases from the Bukit Semuja Immigration Depot in Serian. It urges the relevant authority to request all detention centres to observe the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to combat...

Dr Sim cautions city folk to be on high alert

KUCHING: City folk are told to be on high alert due to a spike in Covid-19 cases in Serian of late. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said the district appears to be emerging...

Abang Johari to check on Simuja detention depot

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said that he will see for himself the situation at Semuja Immigration Detention Depot in Serian. This followed the occurrence of three-digit positive cases reported at the depot which contributed to...

Clusters need urgent attention

KUCHING: The recent discovery of six clusters in Sarawak has made the authorities pay much more attention to the spike of Covid-19 cases occurring at these localities. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said...

40 pct symptomatic cases in Kuching

KUCHING: About 40 percent of the Covid-19 cases registered in Kuching were symptomatic, said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. He pointed out that the percentage of the case is considerably high with the...
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Battle against virus far from over

KUCHING: The huge spike in Covid-19 positive cases in the state recently shows that the battle against the virus...
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