KOTA KINABALU: Sabah recorded 101 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday (Feb 13), the lowest since Oct 1 last year.
This brings the total cumulative number of cases in the state to 51,216 with one new death, said minister in charge of Covid-19 matters in Sabah, Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun (pic).
“From the date mentioned, the highest daily new cases recorded was at 1,199 on Nov 6 last year, ” he said in his daily Covid-19 statement here.
He said he is confident that Sabah can continue to bring the number of new cases down, if everyone plays their part in adhering to SOPs and in the fight against the pandemic.
“It is not impossible to bring the number down to zero, if we continue to practise self-discipline in our new norms of daily living, ” Masidi said.
He said most of those detected positive for the virus on Feb 13 were the close contacts of those who had contracted the virus.
Meanwhile, he said various government agencies including the Information Department are continuing their efforts to bring the latest information and reminders on the virus to everyone in the state, especially those living in rural areas where telecommunication is a challenge.
On other matters, Masidi said the adherence rate of Sabahans on the SOPs set is at 92.85%.
“Authorities will continue to monitor the situation and those found flouting the SOPs will be penalised, ” he said.