Covid-19: Sarawak records 8 new positive cases, total at 76


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

It said in a statement today that seven of the new cases are at Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) while another is at Miri Hospital.

“This brings the total number of positive cases to 76 since the first case was reported on March 13,” it said.

The committee also said 44 new Person Under Investigation (PUI) cases were reported today.

“The cases comprised of 21 at Limbang Hospital, 18 at SGH, three at Bintulu Hospotal and one each at Sibu and Miri Hospitals.”

Since Jan 1, the state has recorded 795 PUI cases of which 709 had tested negative, 76 were positive cases and 10 are still pending test results, it added.

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