Covid-19: 2 new clusters detected in Sarawak today, total active clusters at 33

KUCHING (Mar 26): Two new community Covid-19 clusters, dubbed the Lorong Desa Senadin Cluster in Miri and Batu Gong Cluster in Serian, were declared by the State Health Department today.

The Lorong Desa Senadin Cluster in Miri involves Miri and Mukah districts, and the index case is a 22-year-old Sarawakian maritime trainee who was screened for experiencing symptoms on Mar 15 at Miri Hospital, said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement.

“This cluster involved a maritime training centre at Lorong Desa Senadin, Lutong in Miri. He was believed to be infected through casual contact from the community between Mar 1-14,” said SDMC.

“Active Contact Detection (ACD) has yielded 29 new cases. A total of 173 individuals were screened, 59 were found negative and 84 are still waiting for their results.

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All 30 who tested positive were referred to and admitted into Miri and Mukah quarantine and low-risk patients treatment centre (PKRC) for isolation and further treatment.

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