KUCHING: Sarawak recorded no new Covid-19 cases on Monday (May 4) - the first time there were zero infections in the state since the first positive cases were reported on March 13.
The state disaster management committee said another 19 patients had recovered, with 18 discharged from the Sarawak General Hospital here and one from Miri Hospital.
The tally of confirmed cases in the state remains at 523, with 17 fatalities, while the total number of recoveries is 301.
The committee also said the state reported 61 new persons under investigation (PUI), while 95 PUIs were still waiting for their test results.
It added that 39 new persons under surveillance (PUS) were registered and quarantined in hotels upon returning to the state.
"Six PUS have completed their quarantine and are allowed to go home," the committee said in a statement on Monday.
Data from the committee showed that Kuching and Samarahan were still red zones with 115 and 46 active cases respectively.
Another nine of the state's 40 districts were categorised as yellow and the remaining 29 as green zones.
Green zones are areas with no Covid-19 cases, yellow zones with one to 20 cases, orange zones 21 to 40 cases and red zones 41 or more cases.