Sarawak rolls out device to track people in quarantine

Desmond Davidson

The SMA's digital tracking device alongside instructions for its use. Data collated will help Sarawak's Disaster Management Committee make informed decisions, says SMA. – The Malaysian Insight pic, March 26, 2020.

THE Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) today rolled out a tracking device to help state authorities keep tabs on the movement of people ordered to be in quarantine for suspected Covid-19 infection.

SMA said in a statement today the digital surveillance solution will give the state’s Disaster Management Committee the “scalable capability to monitor this form of infectious disease” at all the state’s points of entry.

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