MIRI, Jan 12: In response to complaints received on long queues and big crowds at Miri Indoor Stadium where swab tests for Covid-19 is being carried out, Minister in-charged for Miri Divisional Disaster Committee (DDMC), Datuk Lee Kim Shin this morning visited the location right after attending Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC).
Lee said several immediate actions will be taken to mitigate the congestion.
He said those who received calls from the health office to come for swab test will be given appointment at specific time while those who volunteer for swab tests will be allocated a different lane. Proper signage will be put up to direct them to the right queues for registration with social distancing markings .
Lee urged those going to the stadium to strictly observe the standard operating procedures (SOP).
“We are now red zone, your cooperation are much needed to overcome the challenge. In addition, RELA and police officers will be there to assist and monitor the traffic,” he stressed.
He was accompanied by Acting Miri Resident Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusuf; Acting Miri Health Officer Dr P Raviwharmman; Miri Police Chief ACP Hakemal Hawari and RELA officers. — DayakDaily