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Miri mayor wants quick action after 13 new suspected Covid-19 cases reported

MIRI (July 16): The city's mayor Adam Yii wants quick action after 13 new Covid-19 patients-under-investigation (PUIs) were reported in the city “over the past day”, reported The Star.

"The number of sudden new PUI cases is high. This is a worrying development.

"I will get my enforcement teams to liaise with the police and health department to go to the ground and enforce social distancing very strictly without any delays.

"The city council has also issued written directives to food outlets on the compulsory wearing of face masks and all vital hygiene measures," Yii told the daily.

He also explained that he was concerned “about the real possibility of a second wave of infections”.

According to the report, a PUI is a patient with Covid-19-like symptoms such as high fever, shortness of breath and physical weaknesses.

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