Covid-19: Only 0.89% of Sarawak's new cases involve lung infection


KUCHING (Bernama): Only 0.89 per cent or 10 of the 1,126 Covid-19 cases in Sarawak on Saturday (Oct 9) involve lung infection which require oxygen support and use of ventilators.

The State Disaster Management Committee said in a statement that the other 99.11 per cent or 1,116 cases had mild or no symptoms.

"The additional positive cases today have brought the cumulative number to 223,507 in Sarawak. Among the areas recording a high number of cases are Kuching with 315, followed by Miri (195), Sibu (117) and Bintulu (56),” it said.

Apart from that, 14 deaths from Covid-19 were recorded in Sarawak from Sept 30 to Oct 8 while there are currently 77 active clusters in the state. - Bernama

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