Covid-19: Sarawak records 5 new positive cases, total at 87

Two of the new cases were recorded at the Sarawak General Hospital, with two more in Sibu Hospital and one in Miri Hospital.

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded five new positive Covid-19 cases today, said the State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN).

It said in a statement today that two of the new cases were recorded at the Sarawak General Hospital, with two more in Sibu Hospital and one in Miri Hospital.

“This brings the total number of positive cases to 87 since the first case was reported on March 13,” it said.

The committee also said that 52 new person-under-investigation (PUI) cases were reported today.

Since Jan 1, the state has recorded 879 PUI cases, of which 735 tested negative while 57 are awaiting laboratory test results.

Sarawak has since recorded five deaths linked to Covid-19.

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