Covid-19: Three new clusters and 14 deaths in Sarawak on Friday (Sept 24)


SIBU: Sarawak recorded an increase in Covid-19 cases from 1,766 a day earlier to 2,825 cases on Friday (Sept 24).

A total of 14 deaths and three new clusters were also reported.

The state disaster management committee said the majority or 2,812 cases (99.54%) were in Category One and Two while the remaining 13 cases (0.46%) were in Categories Three, Four and Five.

The total number of cases in the state was now 193,434.

The 14 fatalities comprised 10 men and four women.

"Kuching reported the highest number of deaths at six, followed by Serian, Betong and Sibu with two each,while Sri Aman and Bintulu reported one death each," the committee said in a statement.

Three new clusters also contributed 252 new cases to the total.

The committee said the clusters involved a longhouse in Sungai Merusa, Subis; a logistics company in Haidah, Bintulu; and a village in Kanawa Baram, Marudi.

It also said a total of 45 compound notices were issued for SOP violations, with 38 in Kuching, three each in Bau and Miri, and one in Padawan.

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