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KUCHING, June 11: A 55-year-old man from Subis who did not have any comorbidities was among the eight Covid-19 fatalities recorded in the State today.
According to the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement today, the deceased was “brought in dead” (BID) to Miri Hospital, and found positive for the virus on May 31, 2021.
Another BID cases reported in Miri Hospital, involved a 80-year old Woman from Tatau, and tested positive for Covid-19 on June 8, 2021, with comorbidity of high-blood pressure and diabetes.
Following that, an 80-year old woman, from Miri was also reported to have succumbed to the virus in Miri Hospital, after the deceased tested positive for Covid-19 on June 6 with comorbidities of high-blood pressure and dyslipidemia.
Two other fatalities were also reported from Miri Hospital involving two men, both from Miri, aged 63-year-sold and 53-years-old respectively.
The first man tested positive for the virus on May 30 with comorbidities of high-blood pressure, diabetes, and end stage renal failure, while the latter was found positive on May 28, 2021, with comorbidities of high-blood pressure, and chronic kidney disease.
In Sibu, two fatalities were also reported involving one woman and one man, aged 68 and 75-years-old respectively. The woman was found positive for the virus on May 24 with comorbidity of heart disease and chronic kidney disease, while the man was found positive for the virus on June 7 with comorbidities of high-blood pressure, dyslipidemia, diabetes, diabetic kidney disease, heart disease and cancer.
While in Kanowit, the fatality reported involved a 72-years-old woman who was BID to Kanowit Hospital, who tested positive for the virus on May 23 with comorbidities of high-blood pressure and dyslipidemia.
SDMC also extends its condolence to all family members of the deceased. — DayakDaily