Covid-19 situation in Tebedu worsens, Kabong and Lawas back to green

A table showing Covid-19 statistics for Tebedu and other districts which have been classified as Covid-19 red zones. Tebedu accumulated 43 local infection cases in the past 14 days. Credit: SDMC

By Adrian Lim

KUCHING, May 9: The Covid-19 situation in Tebedu has worsened but there was good news as Kabong and Lawas showed improvement.

According to a report from the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) today, Kabong and Lawas districts returned to Covid-19 green zone status after no new infections were reported in the past 14 days.

However, it was a different scenario in Tebedu as the district was pushed into red zone status from orange. A red zone is a zone or district which reported more than 41 Covid-19 infections in the past fortnight.

SDMC said Tebedu reported a cumulative total of 43 cases in the past two weeks. There were also four new cases reported in Tebedu today.

In the meantime, there are 27 districts in Sarawak which are classified as Covid-19 red zones.

They comprise Tebedu, Betong, Pusa, Bau, Belaga, Sebauh, Sri Aman, Julau, Lundu, Pakan, Song, Bukit Mabong, Kanowit, Selangau, Saratok, Subis, Mukah, Sarikei, Beluru, Samarahan, Serian, Meradong, Kuching, Kapit, Bintulu, Miri and Sibu.

These red zones have accumulated a total of 6,995 local infections in the past 14 days.

Meanwhile, Sarawak has only one Covid-19 orange zone, which is Tatau. An orange zone is a district or zone which has reported 21-40 cases in the past 14 days.

SDMC disclosed Tatau registered 24 cases in the past two weeks.

There are presently 10 districts classified as yellow zones which is a zone or district reporting one to 20 Covid-19 cases of Covid-19 in the most recent two-week period.

They are Matu, Tanjung Manis, Simunjan, Marudi, Telang Usan, Asajaya, Dalat, Daro, Lubok Antu and Limbang.

These districts reported a total of 87 local transmissions in the past fortnight. — DayakDaily