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Rising floodwaters in Sarawak’s Matu force shut Covid-19 booster exercise

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Rising floodwaters in Sarawak’s Matu force shut Covid-19 booster exercise

MIRI – Rising floodwaters in Matu district in central Sarawak have disrupted the Covid-19 booster vaccination exercise after the community hall was inundated. 

Sarawak Public Communications Unit said the booster exercise had to be cancelled after the floods disrupted operations in the hall.

“Water entered the hall following heavy rain since yesterday. The roads and compound are also flooded.

“The vaccination exercise was stopped after 104 villagers had been given their booster jabs. The jabs in Matu will resume at a later date.”

Matu district, in the Mukah division, is one of the districts affected by heavy rain.

Districts of Sibu and Nangka are also seeing floods.

Kg Seduan in Nangka has been inundated since three days ago. About 45 people were evacuated

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