Visited longhouses in Miri recently? Get tested

KAPIT: Residents here who have visited several longhouses in Sungai Liam and Bakong in Miri are urged to come forward and undergo Covid-19 screening immediately.

The Kapit Division Health Office made the call following the emergence of positive Covid-19 cases in some of the longhouses.

According to a spokesperson of the health office, the longhouses involved are Rumah Emah (formerly known as Rumah Ramba), Sungai Liam, Miri; Rumah Apol (Sungai Liam, Miri); Rumah Chabu (Bakong, Miri); Rumah Anthony (Bakong, Miri) and Rumah Justine (Bakong, Miri).

“To anyone who visits the longhouse mentioned between December 1 and January 17, please come forward to undergo screening immediately,” he said.

Those involved may contact the Disease Control Unit (CDC) of the District Health Office at 084-799264 for Kapit, Song (084-777833) and Belaga (086-461128).

“They can also go directly to any nearest Covid-19 screening centre such as Kapit Health Clinic, Song Health Clinic, Belaga Health Clinic and Sungai Asap Health Clinic,” he added.