Only 7 cases categorised as critical out of 2,707 new cases in Sarawak

Covid-19

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KUCHING, Sept 19: Only seven Covid-19 cases or 0.26 per cent of the 2,707 new infections reported by Sarawak today are categorised as critical.

The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement said of the seven cases, one patient (0.04 per cent) in Category 3 developed pneumonia but can still breathe on their own, two patients (0.07 per cent) in Category 4 need oxygen supply, and four Category 5 patients (0.15 per cent) need a ventilator to breathe.

Meanwhile, the remaining 2,700 new cases or 99.74 per cent are in Category 1 (no symptoms) and Category 2 (mild symptoms).


“There are 1,788 cases (66.01 per cent) in Category 1 while 912 cases (33.69) are in Category 2,” it said.

SDMC also revealed that by district, Kuching had the most number of cases with 697, followed by Bintulu (355), Sibu (333), Miri (228), Samarahan (165), Serian (162), Bau (144), Lundu (61), Asajaya (61), Saratok (55), Kapit (51), Subis (49), Lawas (41), Sarikei (40), Simunjan (37), Pakan (29), Lubok Antu (19), Song (18), Beluru (18), Sebauh (17), Sri Aman (15), Limbang (15), Pusa (14), Tebedu (12), Selangau (11), Kanowit (10), Belaga (8), Mukah (7), Tatau (7), Betong (6), Bukit Mabong (6), Julau (5), Marudi (5), Meradong (4) and Telang Usan (2).

At the same time, Sarawak registered 20 Covid-19 fatalities today with four of them brought-in-dead (BID).

The death toll in Sarawak currently stands at 689. — DayakDaily