3 Covid-19 deaths with 2 BIDs involving woman without comorbidities, disabled man in Sarawak today

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KUCHING, Nov 30: Sarawak registered three new Covid-19 deaths today with two cases of brought-in-dead (BID) which involved a 50-year-old woman from Kuching who did not have any medical history of illness and a 50-year-old man from Lawas with disabilities.

According to the State Disaster Management Committee’s (SDMC) Covid-19 update today, the woman passed away on Nov 27 while the man died on Nov 22.

The other Covid-19 fatality involved a 76-year-old woman from Miri who had hypertension and passed away on Nov 25.

With three new casualties, the death toll due to Covid-19 in Sarawak has risen to 1,585.

Sarawak recorded 98 new Covid-19 cases, the same figure as yesterday.

This brought the cumulative number of confirmed cases in Sarawak to 250,720.

Four out of the 98 new cases were in critical stage of Category 3, 4 and 5 while the balance of 94 cases were in less severe Category 1 and 2.

Breaking it down, none were in Category 3 and 5 while four Covid-19 patients were in Category 4 on breathing support.

There were 53 Covid-19 patients in Category 2 having mild symptoms and 41 Covid-19 patients in Category 1 who were asymptomatic.

Kuching remained the district with the highest number of cases today but recorded a decline with 25 cases as compared to 34 cases reported yesterday.

Sibu came in second with 19 new cases followed by Miri (13) and Bintulu (11).

Areas with between one and 10 cases were Limbang (7), Serian (5), Lawas (3), Selangau (3), Samarahan (2), Bau (2), Betong (1), Asajaya (1), Lundu (1), Daro (1), Pusa (1), Marudi (1), Subis (1), and Saratok (1).

Districts with zero new Covid-19 cases were Dalat, Kanowit, Kapit, Matu, Song, Simunjan, Sarikei, Kabong, Tebedu, Mukah, Sri Aman, Bukit Mabong, Julau, Sebauh, Belaga, Tatau, Beluru, Pakan, Meradong, Telang Usan, Tanjung Manis and Lubok Antu.

No new clusters were identified and no active clusters were declared ended.

Four clusters, namely the Putai 2 Cluster in Bukit Mabong, Ensurai Cluster in Limbang, Jalan Sultan Tengah Rampangi Cluster and Jalan Ong Tiang Swee Cluster, both in Kuching, remain active in Sarawak. — DayakDaily