Asajaya now a red zone, five districts in Sarawak remain as green zones

KUCHING, July 30: Asajaya is now a red zone after falling out of the orange zone today, with a total of 52 local infection cases recorded in the past 14 days.

The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement today said a total of 17 new cases were also reported in the district.

According to the statement, Kabong reverted from a yellow zone to orange zone status after recording a total of 24 local infection cases in the past two weeks.

Both Lawas and Daro are no longer green zones and are now yellow zones as both districts reported one local infection case each, in the last 14 days.

The committee added that Kapit is now an orange zone and no longer a red zone after only recording a total of 34 cases in the past fortnight.

At the same time, Betong has improved its status, returning to a yellow zone with only 18 cases reported in the previous 14 days, while Marudi and Matu are now green zones after both districts recorded zero new local infection cases in the last two weeks.

As of today, Assajaya, Simunjan, Tatau, Pakan, Beluru, Lundu, Saratok, Bau, Meradong, Subis, Sarikei, Samarahan, Serian, Kuching, Bintulu, Miri and Sibu are the 17 districts classified as red zones, while five districts, namely Kapit, Kabong, Mukah, Telang Usan and Dalat, are orange zones.

A total of 13 other districts namely Lawas, Daro, Betong, Bukit Mabong, Tebedu, Selangau, Tanjung Manis, Lubok Antu, Song, Sri Aman, Kanowit, Pusa and Belaga are yellow zones, while Matu, Julau, Marudi, Sebauh and Limbang, are the five districts classified as green zones. — DayakDaily