PETALING JAYA: Residents in the Ayer Hitam parliamentary constituency affected by the Covid-19 pandemic can reach out to Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong’s service centre for help.
The Ayer Hitam MP said that the team of volunteers at his service centre will provide the assistance needed, adding that the team is led by his political secretary.
“I have directed the team to provide the assistance needed by the people, including carrying out sanitation work with the relevant authorities and ensuring an adequate supply of essential goods, ” said Dr Wee.
“Residents in the Ayer Hitam parliamentary constituency who need assistance can contact 012-737 7927,012-721 2683 or 012-758 1949, ” he added in a Facebook post on Friday (April 23).
Dr Wee said that as of Thursday (April 22), 37 Covid-19 cases were recorded in Yong Peng.
On Friday, Health Ministry data showed that Johor recorded 130 new cases out of a total of 2,847 new cases nationwide.
Responding to this, Dr Wee said most affected residents have been told to undergo self-quarantine, adding that they include senior citizens, students and children.
“It’s sad seeing the senior citizens and children having to go through this difficult moment, taking the screening tests and wearing a Health Ministry bracelet. These are constituents who are close to my heart, ” he said.
“I hope the people of Yong Peng and Ayer Hitam in general will persevere through this test, ” added Dr Wee.
Dr Wee said that he hopes people continue to adopt new norms, adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOP) and follow the advice of the authorities.
“Let’s be strong. I believe we can get through it together and I will always be with all of you in both good and bad times. I will also make sure all the necessary assistance will reach the affected residents immediately, ” he added.
Hoping that the pandemic would end soon, Dr Wee also thanked all the frontliners who have been working hard and helping the community.