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Vaccination allows buffer in the event of state polls

KUCHING: The rapid Covid-19 vaccine rollout in Sarawak will act as buffer against possible spike of infections in the event that the state election has to be called. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) assistant vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Mohd Fadzil Abdul Rahman...

MP lauds Penan’s support, cooperation in Belaga’s vaccine rollout

KUCHING: The support and cooperation of Penan residents in Uma Penan Long Peran and Uma Penan Long Jaik in Belaga for the mobile vaccination programme was lauded by Hulu Rajang MP Datuk Wilson Ugak Kumbong. He said this dispelled the...

RM270 mln to fund vaccination logistics

KUCHING: The state government has allocated a total of RM270 million to cover logistical costs of administering the Covid-19 vaccines to the rural population. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said far and hard-to-reach places such as Baram...

More than half of food traders in Miri fully vaccinated

MIRI: More than half of the food traders and their workers in this city are vaccinated, said Miri Division Disaster Management Committee (MDDMC) minister in charge Datuk Lee Kim Shin. "Based on reports by Miri City Council (MCC), 93 percent...

Kapit reaches 62.65 pct first-dose vaccination

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing said 2,762 doses were administered per day over the period of 34 days of the vaccination outreach programme in Kapit division. “The Department of Statistics Malaysia Sarawak said 58,531 out...

Half of Limbang folk already inoculated

KUCHING: More than half of the population in the Limbang Division have already been vaccinated, said Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development Assistant Minister, Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Ismail. He said as of July 16, 52.4 percent or 38,714 people...

Energetic vaccine rollout possible key to zero death

KUCHING: Perhaps the vigorous vaccination programme done in Sarawak has managed to bring down the number of Covid-19 deaths to zero, in spite of the hundreds of positive cases recorded daily. In making this speculation, Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri...

1,305 from Long Urun to be jabbed

KUCHING: A total of 1,305 residents in Long Urun are expected to receive their first Covid-19 vaccine doses in a three-day vaccination drive. Murum assemblyman Kennedy Chukpai Ugon said the vaccine rollout was conducted by the Sungai Asap health clinic...

MyKad can resolve vaccine rollout woes

KUCHING: The shortcomings of the MySejahtera application in the mass vaccine rollout in the state can be solved with the use of MyKad. Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Datuk Amar Dr Jemut Masing said individual particulars have already been...

Positive association between decline in cases and vaccination rollout

KUCHING: There is a positive correlation between the declines of Covid-19 positive cases and the vaccination rollout in Sarawak since May 2021, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing. He was referring to the data...
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Vaccination allows buffer in the event of state polls

KUCHING: The rapid Covid-19 vaccine rollout in Sarawak will act as buffer against possible spike of infections in the...
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