Covid-19: Situation in Selangau and Mukah worsens while Tatau improves

Tables show the statistics for Covid-19 yellow and green zones as of March 1, 2021. Credit: State Health Department

Follow and subscribe to DayakDaily on Telegram for faster news updates.

By Adrian Lim

KUCHING, March 1: The Covid-19 situation in Selangau and Mukah has worsened but Tatau showed improvement.

According to a statement from the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) today, Selangau district has turned into a Covid-19 red zone after reporting 41 local infections in the past two weeks, including one new Covid-19 case today.

A red zone is an area which has reported 41 Covid-19 cases and above over the past 14 days.

At the same time, Mukah district has turned into a yellow zone after recording one new case.

Meanwhile, Tatau district near Bintulu was back to green zone status after recording no new cases over the past fortnight.

Kanowit, Betong, Meradong, Kuching, Samarahan, Kapit, Bintulu, Miri and Sibu remained as Covid-19 red zones with a cumulative 2,542 local transmissions recorded in the past two weeks.

Julau, Subis, Bau, Bukit Mabong, Dalat and Sri Aman maintained their orange zone status with a total of 179 cases recorded over the past 14 days.

An orange zone is an area which reported 21 to 40 cases over the past fortnight.

Meanwhile, Pusa, Song, Asajaya, Beluru, Sarikei, Lundu, Saratok, Sebauh, Serian and Belaga remained as yellow zones with a combined 90 local transmissions over the past two weeks.

Twelve districts namely Pakan, Matu, Lawas, Daro, Simunjan, Lubok Antu, Telang Usan, Limbang, Tanjung Manis, Tebedu, Kabang and Marudi kept their status as Covid-19-free or green zones with zero cases reported in the past 14 days. — DayakDaily