3 in critical condition out of 2,929 new Covid-19 cases in Sarawak, 10 deaths today

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KUCHING, Sept 18: Three Covid-19 cases or 0.1 per cent are in critical condition as Sarawak registered 2,929 daily infections today.

The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement said the three cases are classified as Category 4, which require oxygen supply.

Meanwhile, the remaining 2,926 new cases or 99.9 per cent are in Category 1 (no symptoms) and Category 2 (mild symptoms).


“There are 1,959 cases (66.88 per cent) in Category 1 while 967 cases (33.01) are in Category 2,” it said.

SDMC also mentioned that all 40 districts in Sarawak register Covid-19 daily infections today with Kuching taking the lead with 747 cases, followed by Sibu (327), Bintulu (311), Serian (286), Miri (173), Saratok (116), Sri Aman (112), Samarahan (108), Mukah (93), Limbang (67), Betong (57), Subis (57), Sarikei (53), Kapit (36), Telang Usan (35), Belaga (34), Bau (34), Kanowit (31), Song (27), Asajaya (26), Pakan (24), Selangau (22), Lawas (18), Dalat (18), Tanjung Manis (17), Simunjan (15), Meradong (14), Tebedu (13), Lubok Antu (11), Marudi (8), Kabong (7), Bukit Mabong (7), Daro (5), Sebauh (5), Lundu (4), Matu (4), Tatau (3), Beluru (2), Pusa (1) and Julau (1).

At the same time, Sarawak registered 10 Covid-19 fatalities today with six of them being brought-in-dead (BID) cases.

A 29-year-old woman from Pusa suffering from obesity was the youngest Covid-19 victim among the six deaths reported in Pusa, with three other deaths reported in Betong and one in Sibu.

The death toll in Sarawak currently stands at 669. — DayakDaily