KUCHING (Aug 5): More than 300 new Covid-19 cases in Sarawak today was recorded from the new Kampung Seratau Cluster, said the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), making it the biggest contributor to today’s new cases.
The committee said out of 1,084 screened from the cluster, 352 were found positive for Covid-19, while 360 were still waiting for their lab test results.
Three other new clusters were also declared in Kuching Division today.
The three other new clusters in Kuching Division are Kampung Bintawa Ulu Cluster, Kampung Sebat Melayu Cluster in Lundu and Kampung Pueh Cluster in Lundu.
Another new cluster is the Nangga Serenggas Cluster in Tatau.
The cluster with the second most number of positive cases after Kampung Seratau Cluster is the Kampung Bintawa Ulu Cluster with 72 out of 125 people screened under the cluster were tested positive for Covid-19.
From the Kampung Sebat Melayu Cluster, 39 out of 141 people screened were tested positive for Covid-19, while for the Mapung Pueh Cluster 12 were positive out of 25 people screened.
The Nangga Serenggas Cluster in Tatau on the other hand saw 19 tested positive for Covid-19 out of 63 screened, while 44 still waiting for their lab test results.
SDMC also declared an end to four clusters today namely the Sungai Kotak Cluster in Meradong, Tanjong Lelengau Cluster in Pakan, Luteng Cluster in Telang Usan and Blimbing Cluster in Bau.
The clusters ended after no new cases were detected or reported in the last 28 days involving these clusters.
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