Dateline 2021-03-04, Malay Mail:
The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) will take stern action against an individual and an oil and gas company in Miri, if it is found that standard operating procedures (SOP) were not complied with, its chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah said today.
He said SDMC is conducting an investigation into the matter after 49 oil and gas workers tested positive for Covid-19 today.
“We will not hesitate to take stern action as a warning to us all,” he told reporters during a media briefing on the Covid-19 situation in the state.
He said this cluster involved a day tripper who failed to comply with the SOP and was exposed to Covid-19 in a high-risk area.
“A total of 49 Covid-19 positive cases identified in the Miri district are from the Baram Oil and Gas Platform.