Covid-19: Sarawak records 419 new cases after new cluster detected at Sri Aman prison
0 month ago, 04-Apr-2021
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KUCHING (Apr 4): Sarawak reported 419 new Covid-19 cases today with a new cluster detected at a prison in Sri Aman, said State Disaster Management Committee Chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas.
Uggah assured that the high number of new cases was not state-wide and only contained in Sri Aman prison, with 159 new cases reported in Sri Aman district.
It is not a widespread outbreak and only contained among inmates in Sri Aman prison, said Uggah.
The figure was the second highest ever reported in the state, after a record 426 new cases was reported on March 28 due to an outbreak at Semuja Immigration Depo.
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