121 positive cases recorded today

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said 121 positive cases were recorded in the state today.

“Of the total, 37 cases were recorded in Sibu; Miri (25); Kapit (21); Dalat (10); Bintulu (nine); Bukit Mabong (four); three each in Kuching, Song and Beluru; Serian (two); and one each in Sarikei, Kanowit, Julau and Selangau.

“This increased the total number of Covid-19 positive cases in the state to 4,676.”

It added that 148 cases had recovered and allowed to be discharged.

“101 patients were discharged from Sibu Hospital, Bintulu Hospital (18), Sarawak General Hospital (15), Miri Hospital (10) and Sarikei Hospital (four).

“This brings the total number of those who have recovered or allowed to be discharged to 2,985 people or 63.84 percent.”

As of today, 145 new persons under investigation (PUI) were reported while 27 are awaiting their test results.

Meanwhile, Sarikei District has returned to yellow from its orange status.

SDMC said eight districts, namely Kapit, Song, Dalat, Bintulu, Kanowit, Miri, Sibu, and Kuching are still red due to a total of 1,961 cases within the last 14 days.