Monday, September 20, 2021

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Prioritise your safety

KUCHING: Sarawakians are reminded to prioritise their safety above all else amid the surge of Covid-19 cases in the state. Santubong MP Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar urged the people to be responsible citizens and to help to reduce...

Surge in positive cases due to Raya visits

MELAKA: The Covid-19 spike and emergence of several new clusters in Melaka over the past few days is believed to be due to Hari Raya visits, said State Health and Anti-Drugs Committee chairman Datuk Rahmad Mariman. Rahmad said those who...

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...

Virus lockdowns around the world as vaccine efforts stumble

MUMBAI, India: Fresh lockdowns and curfews were imposed on tens of millions of people from India to Argentina on Saturday, as Covid-19 infections surged again and vaccine roll-outs were hampered by shortages and scares over side effects. In India, the...

Record high with 361 cases

KUCHING: Sarawak registered a new record high of 361 positive Covid-19 cases today, bringing the state’s tally to 10,424. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said 89 of these cases were reported in Miri District,...

Containment window narrowing, warns Dr Sim

KUCHING: Sarawakians must do everything possible to prevent the state from being forced to move onto the Covid-19 mitigation phase, said Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. “Again, panic, anger, politics doesn’t help. Your immediate...

Sarawak breaches 3k mark with 193 new cases

KUCHING: Sarawak breached the 3,000 mark, recording 193 new positive Covid-19 cases today, pushing the number of cases reported in the state thus far to 3,124. The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement said the latest cases comprised...

Expect more cases in Sibu next few days

KUCHING: The number of Covid-19 cases in Sibu Division is expected to increase for the next few days, said State Health director Dr Chin Zin Hing. Although this may sound worrying, the increasing trend was actually due to the proactive...

Sungai Plan an active case detection area

KUCHING: The Sungai Plan area in Bintulu has been identified for active case detection (ACD) following a spike in cases in the vicinity. Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing said the Bintulu Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) decided that...

Start limiting movement, public told

KUCHING: The public must limit their movement in the next few weeks as a measure to stop the surge in Covid-19 cases in Sarawak. Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian who made the advice said...
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Raring to exercise again

By Rachel Mina KUCHING: Gymnasium operators are delighted with the announcement made by the State Disaster Management Committee’s (SDMC) that...
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