Covid-19: 356 new cases, 2 deaths recorded in Sarawak today

A resident undergoes swab test during an ACD session. – File photo

KUCHING (May 3): Sarawak today recorded 356 new Covid-19 cases along with two death cases, said the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC).

It said 63 per cent of the cases were detected in Miri, Sibu, Kuching, Sebauh and Selangau districts.

“Miri recorded the highest number of cases with 80 followed by Sibu (74), Kuching (29), Sebauh (21), Selangau (20), Kapit (18), Pakan (16), Meradong (16), Subis (15), Bintulu (13), Sarikei (12) and Song (11).

“There were also 12 districts which recorded single-digit cases namely Julau, Sri Aman and Betong with five cases; Beluru, Samarahan, and Tatau with two cases; and Marudi, Saratok, Limbang, Bau and Mukah with one case each,” it said in a statement.

The cumulative total of positive cases have now increased to 32,047 cases.

SDMC said the latest fatalities, which brought the total death toll in the state to 184, were recorded in Bintulu and Sibu respectively.

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