Sarawak’s Covid-19 death toll now at 547

KUCHING: Seven Covid-19 deaths were recorded in Sarawak on Friday (Sept 3), bringing the state’s fatality tally to 547.

The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said the dead were six men and a woman.

The 541st fatality was a 45-year-old local man from Tebedu District, who passed away at Serian Hospital.

He was confirmed positive on Aug 23 and had suffered from high blood pressure and gout.

The 542nd fatality was a local man, 81, from Kuching District, who passed away at Sarawak General Hospital (SGH).

He was confirmed positive on July 31 and had high blood pressure, diabetes and dyslipidemia.

The 543rd fatality was a 78-year-old local man from Kuching District, who passed away at SGH.

He was confirmed positive on Aug 30 and had no comorbidities.

A 90-year-old local man from Kuching District was the 544th Covid-19 fatality, passing away at SGH.

He was confirmed positive on Aug 29 and had diabetes.

SDMC said the 545th fatality was a 76-year-old local man from Lubok Antu District, who passed away at Sri Aman Hospital.

He was confirmed positive on Sept 2 and had high blood pressure, diabetes and dyslipidemia.

On the 546th death, SDMC said the case was a 78-year-old local man from Tatau District, who passed away at Bintulu Hospital.

He was confirmed positive on Aug 12 and had no comorbidities.

The 547th fatality was a 74-year-old local woman from Kuching District, who passed away at SGH.

She was confirmed positive on Aug 23 and had high blood pressure and diabetes.