Covid-19 health screening available at Sarawak Youth and Sports Complex

Uggah (second right) being briefed by Dr Sim (second left) while Abdullah (left) and Ik Pahon looking on during the tour.

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KUCHING, March 21: The health screening and medical test for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) are available at the Sarawak Youth and Sports Complex here.

Members of the public who experienced symptoms of Covid-19 have been urged to perform their health screening or medical test at the centre, said the State Disaster Management Committee chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas.

He advised people who have fever, coughing, breathing difficulty and flu to visit the centre to seek medical advice of their condition. The centre is ready to handle such cases, he added.

“The (Youth and Sports Complex) centre has two sections to cater for those who are quite sick and those who had slight fever. Medical personnel there will check on them.

“I would like to advise those going there to practice social distancing and to wear face mask,” he said in a statement issued after visiting the facilities today.

Uggah (second left) talking to a woman who was at the centre for health screening during his visit. Also seen were Dr. Sim (left).

Uggah, who is Sarawak deputy chief minister, added that the centre will open between 8am and 5pm daily.

Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian, Assistant Minister of Corporate Affairs and Sarawak Public Communications Unit Abdullah Saidol and deputy state secretary Datuk Ik Pahon Joyik were present at the visit. — DayakDaily