Kuching improves, returns to orange Covid-19 zone

Sarawak Covid-19 statistics as at Feb 5, 2021. Graphics courtesy of SDMC.

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By Ling Hui

KUCHING, Feb 5: Kuching is down to a Covid-19 orange zone today with 35 local cases after being red for 26 days since Jan 10.

The other red zones namely Beluru, Kapit, Song, Dalat, Bintulu, Kanowit, Miri and Sibu maintain their statuses with a total of 1,929 local cases in the past fortnight.

In the reports of the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) today, there are now seven Covid-19 orange zones in Sarawak.

Other than Kuching, the districts are Matu, Sri Aman, Selangau, Bau, Lundu, Subis and Betong with 186 local cases reported in the last 14 days.

Sarikei, Daro, Sebauh, Lawas, Telang Usan, Bukit Mabong, Tatau, Pakan, Serian, Belaga, Meradong, Julau, Simunjan, Lubok Antu and Samarahan remain as the yellow zones with 132 local cases.

Nine other districts including Asajaya, Limbang, Tanjung Manis, Tebedu, Mukah, Pusa, Saratok, Kabong and Marudi are still the only green zones left in the state.—DayakDaily