COVID: Sarawak southern zone’s move to Phase Three of PPN postponed


KUCHING, Aug 3 — Sarawak’s southern zone, covering Kuching, Bau, Lundu, Samarahan, Simunjan, Asajaya, Serian and Tebedu will not be moving to Phase Three of the National Recovery Plan (PPN ) tomorrow as scheduled.


The State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN) is a statement announced that the move was postponed until the COVID-19 cases in this zone showed a declining trend.


“This means that only the northern zone (Miri, Limbang, Bintulu), central zone (Sibu, Mukah, Kapit) and western zone (Sarikei, Betong, Sri Aman) will move to Phase Three of PPN beginning tomorrow.



Yeserday, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin reportedly announced that Perlis, Sarawak and the Federal Territory of Labuan would be moving to Phase Three of PPN.


The decision on Sarawak’s southern zone was also agreed upon by JPBN after receiving advice from medical experts and based on the existing standard operating procedure (SOP).




Source: BERNAMA News Agency