Covid-19 situation improves in Sabah with zero cases in 17 districts

KOTA KINABALU: With the exception of Kota Kinabalu, nine districts in Sabah registered single-digit new Covid-19 cases while the rest reported zero cases on Wednesday (May 5).

State Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun in noting the improvement of the Covid-19 situation in Sabah, revealed the state recorded 50 new cases on Wednesday (May 5).

"After weeks of registering high double-digits of daily cases, Tawau finally registered a single digit of just eight (cases) today.

"In fact with the exception of KK with 11 cases from existing clusters, other districts registered single digits, with none in 17 (districts)," tweeted Masidi who is in charge of Covid-19 affairs in the state.

No fatalities and no new clusters were recorded in Sabah on Wednesday, but an enhanced movement control order was announced to be imposed in Sekolah Menengah Ugama Pantai Manis in Papar district, starting Friday (May 7) to May 20.

A new cluster involving the religious school was earlier reported on Tuesday (May 4), with 16 total cases to date.

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