Three families in Kg Boyan spark new Covid-19 cluster with 19 new cases

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By Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING, May 16: Three families residing in Kampung Boyan here have sparked a new cluster with 19 cumulative Covid-19 positive cases.

Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement said of the total positive cases from the Kampung Boyan Cluster, two were detected today.

“A total of 69 individuals have been screened whereby 19 people were tested positive for Covid-19 while 50 individuals were negative.

“All positive cases were referred to Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) and admitted to Kuching Quarantine and Low-Risk Treatment Centre (PKRC) for isolation and further treatment,” the committee said.

SDMC also mentioned the end of two clusters namely Emperoh Jambu Cluster in Kuching and Chupak Cluster in Serian.

At present, there are 81 active clusters in the State with 11 of them recording an increase of 68 new positive cases. — DayakDaily