1. EIGHT-DAY ZERO CASE STREAK ENDS, SARAWAK RECORDS ONE POSITIVE COVID-19 CASE TODAY
KUCHING: Sarawak has recorded one new Covid-19 case today in Kuching, ending eight consecutive days of zero new cases in the state.
Based on the statement issued by the State Disaster Management Committee today, the new patient brought the total number of Covid-19 cases in the state to 545.
According to the statement, four cases were discharged from hospitals today, comprising three cases in Sarawak General Hospital and one in Bintulu Hospital.
The committee also said 203 new person-under-investigation (PUI) cases have been reported and a total of 208 cases are still awaiting laboratory results.
2. GPS SUPPORTS MUHYIDDIN AS PM, VOWS ALLEGIANCE IN FIGHT FOR SARAWAK’S RIGHTS
KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) supports Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin as Malaysia’s Prime Minister for the need of a stable federal government and vows its allegiance to continue to fight for Sarawak’s rights.
Its secretary general Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi in a statement today assured in no uncertain term that GPS will not stop its fight to regain Sarawak’s rights enshrined under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).
The statement was issued following a GPS supreme council meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Zohari Tun Openg earlier today.
3. ‘DON’T RETURN TO MARUDI FOR AIDILFITRI OR GAWAI’- PENGUANG MANGGIL
MARUDI: Marudi folk who work outside of the district have been asked not to return for Hari Raya Aidilfitri or Gawai Dayak.
Assistant Minister of Local Government and Housing Datu Dr Penguang Manggil said this is necessary to keep Marudi a green zone or COVID-19 free.
He stressed that standard operating procedures must be adhered to including having no more than 20 close family members on the first day of the two festivals.