Covid caused 4,000 to lose their jobs, says Sarawak leader

Desmond Davidson

The Social Security Organisation is holding job fairs for rural youth. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 18, 2022.

MORE than 4,000 people in Sarawak lost their jobs during the Covid-19 pandemic between 2020 and last year, Gerawat Jala told the state assembly today.

The state deputy minister of labour, immigration and project monitoring said 3,002 were laid off in 2020 and 1,035 last year.

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