Singgahsana Lodge focal point of Sarawak’s first holiday cluster, 14 cases confirmed so far

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By Lian Cheng

KUCHING, May 12: A new cluster has formed following a get-together involving three families at the Singgahsana Lodge in Kuching.

The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement today said the cluster which has been dubbed the Singgahsana Lodge Cluster involved three families holidaying at the hotel.

A total of 66 individuals have been screened for Covid-19 after the index case was confirmed positive for Covid-19.

Of the 66 individuals tested, 14 have received their test results and all of them including the index case, tested positive for Covid-19.

The remaining 52 individuals are awaiting test results.

So far, this is the first holiday cluster arising from families spending time together at a hotel to be detected. — DayakDaily