Covid-19: Sabah records 504 new cases on Sunday (Oct 17), no new clusters


KOTA KINABALU: Sabah recorded 504 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday (Oct 17), the lowest since July 22 this year.

Sabah Covid-19 spokesperson Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun said today's figure was down by 135 cases from 639 infections recorded the day before.

"A total of 15 districts saw reduction of cases, eight registering an increase, and four districts maintaining their numbers.

"Kota Kinabalu recorded the highest figure at 60 cases, while the rest of the districts all recorded infections below 50.

"There were also no new clusters reported on Sunday," said Masidi, who is also state Local Government and Housing Minister.

Masidi said even though the trend of reduction in daily cases was favourable, he reiterated the current situation was expected to be a “yo-yo effect” depending on the behaviour of people in adhering to protocols.

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