KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will follow the Federal Government's decision to extend the lockdown by two weeks to June 28.
Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor (pic) said the decision was made by the Sabah Covid-19 Disaster Management committee during a meeting Saturday (June 12).
In a statement, he said that decision was made after evaluating the current Covid-19 situation in the state.
Sabah has been recording cases numbering in the three digits over the past week and over a dozen active clusters and 12 areas placed under an enhanced movement control order (EMCO).
Sabah Covid-19 spokesman Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun said the Health Department was carrying out house-to-house Covid-19 screening of people placed in EMCO areas.
He said Sabah had an increase in cases with a total of 378 on Saturday, up from 308 on Friday.
He noted that there was a sharp increase in Sabah's northern Kudat with 75 cases, Papar (58), Tawau (40), Sandakan (38), Kota Kinabalu (32), Lahad Datu (22), Kota Belud (19), Penampang (16, Telupid (15), Sipitang (13), Tuaran (12) and Nabawan (11).