KUCHING: Sarawak recorded five new positive Covid-19 cases yesterday, bringing the tally to 87 cases.

According to the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) secretariat, two cases each were recorded at the Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) and Sibu Hospital and one in Miri Hospital.

“Today, the state also recorded 52 Person Under Investigation (PUI) cases.

“Accumulatively, Sarawak has now 879 PUI cases of which 735 are negative (87 positive) and 57 are awaiting laboratory test results,” the statement added.

For the record, the state has five Covid-19 deaths so far since the first one was reported on March 17.