Bungey 2 wedding cluster in Betong records 362 confirmed cases so far

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By Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING, Aug 23: Bungey 2 wedding cluster in Debak, Betong has climbed to 362 cases of Covid-19 after 112 new infections were detected today.

The Bungey 2 Cluster stemmed from a wedding ceremony which took place on July 30 and 31.



Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement today said the cluster was among the 22 active clusters in Sarawak today which recorded a total increase of 288 cases.

The other 21 clusters were Nansang Tugong with 45 new infections, Long Urun (44), Kampung Goebilt (22), Kampung Bintawa Hilir (9), Kampung Lintang Baru (9), Mas Sawai (9), Lorong Cahaya Damai (5), Kampung Quop (4), Kandis Pantu (4), Kampung Bintawa Tengah (3), Long Maktub (3), Kampung Muara Tebas 2 (3), Semada (3), Nanga Puti (3), Jalan Lembah Hijau (2), Jalan Kemena Industry Estate 38 (2), Sungai Menok (2), Kampung Git (1), Sungai Serindak (1), Lorong Temenggung Haji Gobil (1) and Kampung Matang Lot (1).

At the same time, SDMC announced the end of five clusters today namely Salak Land Cluster and Pasar Satok Cluster in Kuching, Bukit Tinggi Cluster in Meradong, Ulu Senulau Cluster in Saratok and Gom Tujuh Cluster in Bintulu.

At present, there are 117 active clusters in the State. — DayakDaily