Douglas Uggah: S’wakians should avoid non-essential travel to lower Covid-19 cases

KUCHING: Sarawakians should avoid non-essential travel outside the state in October in order to bring down the number of imported Covid-19 cases, says Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah (pic).

The Deputy Chief Minister said this advice was based on data which showed that 29 of the 40 cases reported in Sarawak in the last 14 days were imported.

He said seven cases were imported from overseas, while 22 came from

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Douglas County panel approves proposed budget

However, the tax rate for county services will be down slightly because of higher property values.

The average tax rate across the county will drop to $4.41 per $1,000 of property value, down from $4.72 in 2020. Towns and villages pay a higher tax rate to cover the cost of library services and bridge aid.

“From net new construction, this is the highest we’ve seen in ever,” said Ann Doucette,

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