EMCO in two localities in Sarawak lifted

KUCHING (Bernama): An enhanced movement control order (EMCO) in two localities in Sarawak has been lifted on Thursday (May 13), according to the Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN).

In a statement, it said the order was lifted after no more new cases were reported in both localities, namely Rumah Payau Emperan Datuk, Sungai Pinang in Sarikei district and Kampung Sagah in Kuching district.

Meanwhile, the number of positive cases in the state rose to 37,121 after 395 new cases were reported today, in addition to two fatalities, taking the death toll to 214.

The fatalities involved a local woman, 71, and a local man, 79, who died at the Sibu Hospital, the statement read.

In a related development, the state Health Department announced that it had detected a new Covid-19 cluster, namely the Jalan Lilin Cluster in Miri district, which is a community cluster sparked by a birthday celebration. – Bernama

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