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Guidelines COVID-19 13th March 2020

STATE DISASTER MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

MEDIA STATEMENT SARAWAK DISASTER MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE 13 MARCH 2020

The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee today issues the following guidelines following the three (3) positive cases for COVID-19 recorded in the State.

    1. All government and public gathering involving more than 250 participants are TO BE POSTPONED to a later date.
    2. All non-essential travel to Brunei Darussalam, Sabah and Peninsular Malaysia are advised to be postponed or deferred. Visitors from Brunei Darussalam, Sabah and Peninsular Malaysia are also advise to postpone or defer their travel to Sarawak.
    3. Sarawak Health Department advise the public to practice the highest personal hygienes standard by frequently washing their hand and using hand sanitzier, practice good cough and sneezing etiquette by covering mouth with hand or tissued and the usage of face mask. They should also maintain social distancing especially those returning from the affected countries in the last 14 days.
    4. With the coming school holidays, parents/publics should avoid visiting and travelling to affected countries and other parts in Malaysia with their children.
    5. For further updates on COVID-19 situation in Sarawak, the public can visitthe Sarawak Disaster Information Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/sarawakdisasterinfo).
    6. For those who have develop symptoms of COVID-19 such as fever, cough, flu or breathing difficulty, please contact Crisis Prepareness and Response Centre or Divisional Health Department at:
      Crisis Prepareness & Response Center (CPRC): 082-443248PKB Samarahan – 082-672101
      PKB Kuching: 082-248864PKB Sri Aman – 083-320230
      PKB Serian – 082-872331PKB Sarikei – 084-652815
      PKB Betong – 083-472360PKB Mukah – 084-873302
      PKB Sibu – 084-345862PKB Bintulu – 086-315235
      PKB Kapit – 084-796264PKB Limbang – 085-211726
      PKB Miri – 085 -410722

State Disaster Managment Committee will update the public on latest development on COVID-19 from time to time.

SECRETARIAT
STATE DISASTER MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
13th MARCH 2020

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