JBALB releases Covid-19 guideline for visitors to premises

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KUCHING, March 18: Sarawak Rural Water Supply Department (JBALB) has formed a Covid-19 Control Committee in an effort to curb spread of the novel coronavirus.

JBALB Sarawak, in a press statement today disclosed it had come up with a guideline for the public to observe in line with the state government’s directives announced by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg last night (March 17).

JBALB Sarawak’s operation division will be operating as usual while administrative and other divisions (including its headquarters and divisional offices) will operate at minimal capacity.

The general public who have symptoms of illness including those related to Covid-19 are not allowed to enter JBALB premises.

“The department has the authority to stop any member of public with symptoms of Covid-19 (from entering) into its premises.

“The public who has no important and urgent matters are advised not to visit the headquarters and divisional offices,” the department urged via its statement.

For official matters which are unavoidable, it is compulsory for visitors to wash their hands with soap and undergo temperature screening before entering the department’s premises.

JBALB Sarawak is calling for the cooperation of the public to comply with the guidelines.

For more information, the public may contact JBALB offices throughout Sarawak at the following numbers:

Ibu Pejabat, JBALB Sarawak: 082-263000
JBALB Bahagian Kuching: 082-203498
JBALB Bahagian Samarahan: 082-672838
JBALB Bahagian Serian: 082-875319
JBALB Bahagian Sri Aman: 083-323240
JBALB Bahagian Betong : 083-472314
JBALB Bahagian Sarikei: 084-657990
JBALB Bahagian Sibu: 084-259100
JBALB Bahagian Kapit: 084-796135
JBALB Bahagian Mukah: 084-871667
JBALB Bahagian Bintulu : 086-344544
JBALB Bahagian Miri: 085-442204
JBALB Bahagian Limbang: 085-283612

— DayakDaily