673 cases recorded today

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 673 Covid-19 positive cases today (June 25), bringing the state’s tally to 62,820. The figure was an increase of 92 cases over that recorded the previous day.

The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said 423 cases or 62.85 percent of the new cases were detected in Sibu, Kuching, Kanowit, Bintulu, and Sarikei districts.

Sibu district accounted for 122 new cases; Kuching (109); Kanowit (84); Bintulu (57); Sarikei (51); Tebedu (37); Telang Usan (31); Mukah (20); Bau and Miri (18 cases each); Sri Aman and Tatau (13 each); Saratok (11); eight cases each in Kapit, Subis, Sebauh, Pakan and Bukit Mabong while Asajaya, and Kabong each recorded seven cases.

Samarahan had six positive cases and there were five cases recorded in Serian, Matu, and Song respectively.

Dalat recorded four cases; Lawas (three); two each in Selangau and Lubok Antu; and one case each in Julau, Betong, and Tanjong Manis districts.

A total of seventy-six out of the 673 cases are individuals who were symptomatic during the Covid-19 screening.

Meanwhile, there were 565 new recoveries and discharge from hospitals statewide on Friday.

Of these, 127 were from Sibu Hospital and Low-Risk Treatment Centre (PKRC) under it; Bintulu Hospital and PKRC under it (119); Sarawak General Hospital and the PKRC under it (109); PKRC Mukah (79); Kapit Hospital and PKRC under it (58); Sarikei Hospital and PKRC under it (57); Sri Aman Hospital and PKRC under it (eight); PKRC Serian (six); and PKRC Betong (two).

These bring the number of recovered and discharged cases thus far to 51,793 or 82.45 percent of the total number of cases in Sarawak.

There are 10,486 individuals still undergoing treatment at PKRC and hospital isolation wards in the state.