State reports 540 new cases

KUCHING: Sarawak on Wednesday (Nov 3) reported 540 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the cumulative cases to 242, 592.

The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said Kuching recorded the most number of new cases with 174 followed by Miri (126); Sibu (54); Bintulu (32); Limbang 23 and Serian (18).

 Samarahan reported 12 cases while Kanowit nine and Daro eight.

 Kapit and Bau  reported seven cases each; Tanjung Manis and Pusa six cases each; Sri Aman, Betong and Lundu five cases each and Sarikei, Dalat, Mukah, Kabong, Subis and Tebedu three cases each.

Selangau, Marudi  and Matu reported two cases each while  Song, Asajaya, Julau,  Beluru, Bukit Mabong and Sebauh one case each.

Nine deaths were also reported today (Nov 3); the victims were between the ages of 37 years and 82 years old. The oldest  casualty was an 82-year-old woman from Betong.

With  new clusters being reported, the active clusters in the state remained at 27, said the SDMC.  

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