Uggah speaking at his daily press conference.

KUCHING: No new positive Covid-19 case was recorded in the state today (Jul 27).

According to State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas, the total number of Covid-19 cases statewide remained at 650 cases since the first positive case was reported on Mar 13.

He added that no Covid-19 patient had been discharged from hospitals statewide, with the total remaining at to 563 or 86.62 percent.

“There are currently 68 patients receiving treatment at isolation wards in hospitals and the number of deceased patients is unchanged at 19 or 2.92 percent overall.

“There are also 11 new person under investigation (PUI) cases and two are currently awaiting laboratory test results,” he said when delivering SDMC’s daily Covid-19 update.”

Uggah said there were no additional case reported for current active clusters in the state.

He reported that 76 persons under surveillance (PUS) had been checked into hotels to undergo quarantine, bringing the total number of PUS at 11 hotels to 640, while 19,159 PUS had completed their quarantine period.

He said that the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) had issued 36 compound notices for non-compliance with the standard operating procedures (SOPs) — four in Miri, 25 in Kuching, six in Mukah   and 1 in Sarikei.

On Ops Benteng, he said that there were six roadblocks in five districts, two in Lundu and one each in Bau, Serian, Sri Aman and Lubok Antu.

“From these six roadblocks, a total of 1,263 vehicles were checked.” he added.