Covid-19: S'wak records 185 new cases, no fatalities

SIBU: Sarawak recorded 185 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday (Feb 21), an increase of 51 cases compared with a day earlier.

No death was reported while there were 195 recoveries, making the total of number patients discharged from hospital statewide to 5,774, or at 72.69%.

The state disaster management committee in its daily updates said of the new cases, Sibu district had the most with 82 cases, followed by Kuching (29), Kapit (20), Sri Aman (11), Bukit Mabong (10), Bau (6), Bintulu (6), Song (5), Samarahan (4), Miri (4), Kanowit (3), while Serian, Sebauh, Julau, Sarikei and Belaga had one each.

"Of the new cases in Sibu, 67 were from active case detection, 13 from swab tests at health centres and two were medical staff members," it said.

Statewide, a total of 24 clusters are still active, with the Pasai cluster having 2,640 cases following an additional five new cases.

From a total of 37,000 screenings done, 34,000 were negative while another 360 are still waiting for their results.

Ten districts, which included Kuching, Samarahan, Julau, Subis, Kapit, Song, Bintulu, Kanowit, Miri and Sibu, are still in the red zone with total positive cases of 2,024.

Sarikei has turned to a yellow zone from green following a case reported while Bukit Mambong has turned to orange from yellow due to 27 new cases.

Dalat and Beluru are back to orange zone from red after both reported fewer cases of 23 and 32 respectively within two weeks.

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