Sarawak records seven new deaths

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded seven new Covid-19 related deaths today, bringing the state’s Covid-19 death toll to 389.

The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement today said the 383rd death was a local 67-year-old woman from Sibu District who passed away at the Sibu Hospital.

“The case was confirmed as positive for Covid-19 on June 14 and also suffered from high blood pressure, diabetes, gout, and stroke,” they said.

Meanwhile, the 384th death was a man aged 86 years from Sibu District who passed away at the Sibu Hospital.

They added that the case tested positive for Covid-19 on May 30 with comorbidities of high blood pressure, dyslipidaemia, gout, and chronic kidney disease.

On the 385th death, the committee said it involved an 87-year-old woman from Meradong District, who passed away at the Sarikei Hospital.

“The case was confirmed as positive for Covid-19 on June 10 where she also had high blood pressure,” they said.

The 386th death involved a woman aged 74 years from Pakan District. She passed away at the Sarikei Hospital and was confirmed as Covid-19 positive on June 20 with comorbidities of high blood pressure, diabetes, and chronic kidney disease.

As for the 387th death, the deceased was a man aged 59 years from Sibu District and who had passed away at the Sibu Hospital.

It was reported that the case tested positive for Covid-19 on June 20 with comorbidities of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.

The committee said the 388th death was a 73-year-old man from Sibu District who passed away at the Sibu Hospital.

“The case was confirmed as positive for Covid-19 on April 29 and the man was reported to have suffered from high blood pressure, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and stroke,” they said.

The 389th death was a man aged 71 years from Kuching District who passed away at the Sarawak General Hospital.

“The case was confirmed as Covid-19 positive on June 10 and with comorbidities of high blood pressure and diabetes,” said SDMC.