Sarawak confirms 15 Covid-19 deaths including 4 brought-in-dead between Sept 21 and 29

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KUCHING, Sept 30: Sarawak confirmed that 15 deaths related to Covid-19 between Sept 21 and 29, including four brought-in-dead (BID) cases, have been reported in Serian, Betong, Sri Aman and Sibu.

With that, the cumulative death toll in Sarawak has increased to 835.

The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), in its daily update on the Covid-19 situation in Sarawak today, reported that most of the victims had morbidities.

Two BID cases were recorded on Sept 21 involving a 79-year-old man from Serian who suffered from dyslipidemia, heart disease and stroke, and a 65-year-old woman from Betong with hypertension, dyslipidemia, stroke and needed assistance in daily life.

On Sept 25, two deaths were recorded in Serian Hospital and Betong Hospital with both victims were women aged 70 and 63 respectively and had multimorbidities.

On Sept 26, two BID cases were reported with one in Sri Aman involving a 74-year-old woman and another in Sibu involving a 65-year-old man, while one Covid-19 death was registered at Saratok Hospital with the deceased being a 76-year-old man from Betong.

Five deaths were confirmed on Sept 27 in Miri, Sarikei, Kuching, Serian and Samarahan with the victims comprising two women and three men aged between 56 and 77. All of them had co or multimorbidities.

On Sept 28, two Covid-19 deaths were registered, with one in Sibu Hospital involving a 95-year-old man with hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia and heart disease, and another in Serian Hospital involving a 83-year-old man without any known medical conditions.

One death was reported in Bau Hospital yesterday (Sept 29) involving a 74-year-old man from Kuching who had morbidities of hypertension, autoimmune disease, heart disease and chronic kidney disease. — DayakDaily