Sunday, June 20, 2021

vaccination programmes

Thumbs-up for army medic team

KUCHING: Sending the Army Combat Medic Vaccination Team to inoculate the rural folks deep in the remote areas of Sarawak is a good idea to speed up the Covid-19 inoculation programme. In pointing this out, Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau...

CM’s Kapit visit did not breach SOP, says SDMC

KUCHING: The official visit by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg and his activities in Kapit on Thursday was approved by the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC). SDMC clarified that the chief minister's short visit was in total...

Another vaccination centre to be set up in Bintulu

BINTULU: An industrial vaccination centre (PPV) will be set up at Press Metal Bintulu Sdn Bhd to help expedite the Covid-19 National Immunisation Programme here. According to Bintulu Health officer Dr Melvin Chung Hsien Liang, the PPV is specifically for...

Opt-in AZ vaccine programme takes off smoothly

KUCHING: The first day of the opt-in AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccination programme at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) here went smoothly today (June 7). Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, who was at the centre, was pleased with the...

Vaccination first, then state polls

KUCHING: Sarawak intends to complete its vaccine rolloutby August to allow for the state election to be held, says Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) vice-president Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. “The Sarawak government intends to complete its vaccination programme in...

1.23 mln registered for vaccination

BETONG: As of April 2, 1.23 million people in the state who are eligible to receive the vaccination have been registered. According to Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas, most of them registered manually. About 650,000 registered through the...

Economic plan to complement vaccination programme required

KUCHING: The nation still lacks a concerted exit plan with an official road map, says Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers Association (Sheda) Kuching chairman Datuk Sim Kiang Chiok. He said an economic plan to complement the vaccination programme was...

Awareness campaign to ensure people register for vaccination

SIBU: The Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) here will consider holding an awareness campaign to encourage more people to register for vaccination, especially those who do not have MySejahtera app.  Its coordinator Dr Annuar Rapaee said the committee would hold...

Over 1,000 first-phase recipients jabbed

KUCHING: More than 1,000 frontliners throughout Sarawak have been inoculated today (Feb 26). Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said the majority of them are medical workers. “The vaccination occurred simultaneously at Klinik Kesihatan and...

Sarawak to help fund vaccination operation

KUCHING: The state government will assist the Health Ministry in funding the mass vaccination operation in the coming months. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said this was to ensure the success of the...
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Ex-PM lauds virtual music event

KUCHING: The renowned Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) which was held virtually following a year’s absence due to the...
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