Covid-19: Sarawak records 0 new cases for second consecutive day
0 month ago, 22-Nov-2020
KUCHING (Nov 22): Sarawak recorded no new Covid-19 cases for the second consecutive day today, making the total cumulative cases in the state remained at 1,055.
Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Masing said five cases have recovered and discharged today, three from the Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) and two from Miri Hospital.
A total of 59 are still being treated where 53 are in SGH and six in Miri Hospital, said Masing at the daily Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) Covid-19 update press conference here today.
All in all, he highlighted that Sarawak to date has recorded 997 recovery cases or about 92.61 per cent of the cumulative cases in the state.
So far, he said, all six clusters in the state remained active. They are the Besi Cluster with 12 cases, Abell Road Cluster 15, Baki Cluster 33, Seladah Cluster 9, Green Hill Cluster 91 and Wisma Saberkas Cluster 44.
Kuching District remains a Red Zone while Miri and Lawas Yellow Zones. The other 37 districts in Sarawak are still Green Zones, Masing added.
Also today, he said 38 new person-under-investigation (PUI) cases have been recorded in the state, with two still waiting for their lab test results.
At the same time, 108 new person-under-surveillance (PUS) cases were also recorded today, making it a total of 3,258 cases being quarantined in 31 hotels and non-hotel accommodations around the state.
In Kucing there are 1,980 PUS cases, Miri 651, Bintulu 234, Limbang, Sibu 106 and Samarahan 98, according to SDMC statistics.