KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Government will be implementing 15 measures under its Sabah Covid-19 Assistance Package worth RM670 million.
Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Mohd Shafie Apdal said this yesterday when announcing the stimulus package which is aimed at reducing the burden and difficulties of the community due to the Covid-19.
The steps are categorized under three groups that focus on frontliners, the people at large and industries in Sabah.
He said that the State Government had allocated RM50 million to fund all emergency expenditure related to Covid-19.
Under this endeavor, the State Government will ensure the frontliners consisting of doctors, nurses, health services staff and immigration have the necessary equipment that are critical as they go about their duties.
These consist of face masks, hand sanitizer and protective garments.
“This is important to ensure the Covid-19 pandemic is controlled and curbed more effectively,” he said.
Shafie also said that RM10 million would be allocated for food assistance and other needs of those working as frontliners.
“The Sabah Government is touched by the commitment of our frontliners who continue to work and implement the…