Covid-19: Sarawak records one positive case, economic sectors must adhere to CMCO guidelines

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KUCHING, May 10: All economic sectors allowed to operate in Sarawak starting Tuesday, May 12, must adhere to the existing conditional movement control order (CMCO) guidelines.

According to the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), the Sarawak government has agreed to follow the four-week extension of the CMCO as announced by the Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today, until June 9.

“SDMC also has instructed all Resident’s Office to strengthen their monitoring and enforcement activities in all economic sectors, which will be opened on May 12,” it said in a statement.

The committee added that the meeting regarding the extension of CMCO has also been conducted in every district by the police and other enforcement agencies such as the local government, Civil Defence Force and the People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela).

On another note, SDMC said Sarawak recorded one new Covid-19 positive case today, bringing the total positive cases in the state to 543. The new case was reported from Serian.


“At the same time, a total of 10 cases involving Covid-19 has recovered and discharged from the Sarawak General Hospital (SGH).”

SDMC said a total of 143 Persons Under Investigation (PUI) cases were recorded today, with 69 still waiting for laboratory test results. — DayakDaily