One death brings toll to 409

KUCHING: Sarawak today (30 June) recorded one Covid-19 death, bringing the death toll to 409.

The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), in a statement, said the 409th death was that of a local 75-year-old man from the Kapit district.

“The man passed away at the Kapit Hospital. He was confirmed positive on June 20.

“He had high blood pressure, diabetes, dyslipidaemia, gout, chronic kidney disease, and heart disease,” it added.

The SDMC said the State Health Department today also declared the end of three clusters as no new cases had been detected or reported there in the past 28 days.

“They are the Sungai Ranan cluster in Kanowit, Jalan Endap Sawit cluster in Samarahan and Tengah Hulu Gedong cluster in Simunjan,” said the SDMC.

It added 16 of the 95 active clusters in the state recorded a total of 61 new cases today.

The committee said today, Sarawak had 29 red districts, two orange districts, eight yellow districts and one green district.