1) Sarawak Records No New Positive Cases Today
KUCHING: Sarawak today recorded no new positive Covid-19 cases today, maintaining the number of overall positive cases at 571 cases.
Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement today also said there are no new recovered and discharged cases today, maintaining the number at 537 people.
It added, 17 patients are still being treated in isolation wards; 7 in Sarawak General Hospital, 1 in Sibu Hospital and 9 in Bintulu Hospital.
As of persons-under-investigation, as many as 20 new PUIs were reported with 1 case still awaiting test results.
Bintulu, Kuching and Sibu are still classified as yellow zones, while all other regions are green zones.
2) 1,200 Artificial Reef Balls For Muara Tebas To Sebuyau Coastal Waters
KUCHING: The artificial reef ball installation project has resumed with the deployment of 1,200 reef balls along the Muara Tebas to Sebuyau coastal waters.
Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Zohari Tun Openg, who officiated the launching ceremony,said the project has a positive impact by improving the socioeconomics of the locals and the fishing community.
He added that the state government has allocated RM70 million to deploy artificial reef balls in coastal waters, and that to date, SFC has deployed 600 reef balls in the Belawai-Paloh waters, 600 in Lawas, 1,200 from Igan to Mukah.
Abang Johari said the artificial reef balls, when fully deployed along the state’s 1,000km-long coastal waters from Tanjung Datu to Lawas, would be one of the longest in the world.
3) Sarawak United FC Players, Officials Undergo Covid-19 Tests
KUCHING: 37 out of 41 players and officials of Sarawak United FC underwent a COVID-19 Test to meet the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) set by the Malaysian Football League (MFL) before being allowed to undergo the first phase of training.
Sarawak United FC Team Manager Afiq Fikri Brahim said any team competing in the Liga Malaysia is required to perform a ‘swab test’ before holding a training session.
Asked about the proposed approval of supporters to enter the stadium, Afiq representing the Football Association of Sarawak (FAS) will welcome any decision taken in the future.