Covid-19: 454 new cases in Sarawak today, no fatalities for first time in over three weeks

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KUCHING (May 9): Sarawak for the first time in more than three weeks recorded no new Covid-19 fatalities today, said the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC).

The death toll in Sarawak remains at 207. The last time the state recorded zero Covid-19 related deaths was on April 16.

However, SDMC said the state registered 454 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the cumulative number of infections to 35,160 cases.

The committee said 273 cases or 60.13 per cent of the new cases today were detected in Sibu, Bintulu, Miri, Pakan and Sarikei districts.

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“Sibu recorded the highest number of cases with 72 followed by Bintulu (65), Miri (59), Pakan (41), Sarikei (36), Kuching (35), Meradong (30), Selangau (24), Kanowit (16), Serian (14), Pusa (11), and Kapit (10).

“Single-digit cases were recorded in 12 districts namely Betong (8), Lundu (7), Bau (5), Tebedu (4), Subis (4), Samarahan (3), Julau (3), Lawas (2), Saratok (2), and one case each in Daro, Sri Aman and Tatau,” it said in its Covid-19 daily update.

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