ABANG JO: KUCHING CITY TO BE REJUVENATED
KUCHING: The Sarawak government has announced its intention to redevelop some areas in Kuching city under the Rejuvenation Program.
According to Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Zohari Tun Abang Haji Openg, the areas concerned are under the jurisdiction of Kuching South City Council (MBKS) and Kuching North City Hall (DBKU) that own old decrepit buildings and would need to be redeveloped modernized.
He added, the buildings will be built and implemented with the cooperation of the city and the private sector within a period of five years which have been agreed to in principle.
He said this in his speech at the commemoration of Kuching City’s 32nd anniversary in Kuching today.
KUCHING’S REJUVENATION WILL INCLUDE RESTRUCTURING OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION & UTILITIES
KUCHING: When asked by reporters at a press conference after the event concerning plans for Kuching City’s rejuvenation, Chief Minister Abang Johari revealed that the process will include transforming areas by increasing and restructuring public utilities and transportation.
COVID-19: SARAWAK RECORDS NO NEW CASES TODAY
KUCHING: Sarawak today recorded no new Covid-19 cases, maintaining the total number of cases at 678.
According to a statement by the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), it was also announced that 12 new recovered and discharged cases were recorded, 8 from Sarawak General Hospital, 3 from Bintulu Hospital and 1 from Sungai Buloh Hospital. This brings the number of recovered cases to 591 or 87.17% of cases.
As many as 68 people are still receiving treatment in hospital isolation wards, while the death toll stands at 19.
Today also saw 2 new person-under-investigation cases reported, and 3 cases are awaiting lab testing.