KUCHING: Non-Malaysians from overseas are required to undergo quarantine in Kuala Lumpur first before entering Sarawak.

The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said this in a statement on Monday.

In the statement, it also said that the state recorded no new positive Covid-19 case on Monday, with the total number of cases remaining at 701.

State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement said there were five new persons-under-investigation (PUS) recorded and none are awaiting laboratory test results.

“As of Sept 21, there are no new recoveries and discharged cases, with the total number of cases remaining at 680 or 97 percent,” it stated.

The committee also revealed that one reported case in Sandakan, Sabah is still receiving treatment at Bintulu Hospital and there are no Covid-19 cases in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Two cases are still receiving treatment — one at Sibu Hospital and another case in Sungai Buloh Hospital, Selangor.

The Alam Cluster in Bintulu remains active with eight cases. All of the cases from this cluster have been recovered and discharged from hospital.

The committee also announced that non-Malaysians from overseas are required to undergo quarantine in Kuala Lumpur before entering Sarawak.