Covid-19: Zero cases or recoveries in Sarawak

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KUCHING, Aug 27: No new Covid-19 cases were reported in Sarawak today, thus maintaining the state tally of positive cases at 696.

State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), in a statement today, said that only one cluster remained active in Sarawak which was the Alam Cluster in Bintulu with seven cases.

Currently, two districts are still labelled yellow zone, which is with less than 40 cases, namely Kuching and Bintulu.

There was no recovery and discharge recorded today and as such, the total number of recovered cases in Sarawak is maintained at 662 or 95.11 per cent of total positive cases so far.

As of today, SDMC revealed that 15 patients were still being treated in hospitals throughout the state with none admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or requiring respiratory support.


There were nine patients treated in Bintulu Hospital, while four were in Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) and one each in Sibu Hospital and Miri Hospital.

Sarawak also reported 13 more persons-under-investigation (PUI) while one case was still awaiting laboratory test results.

In addition, 92 more persons-under-surveillance (PUS) have been checked in to identified hotels to undergo quarantine.

As of today, there were a total number of 945 individuals undergoing quarantine in 14 hotels throughout the state. —DayakDaily