Covid-19: Kuching turns green

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By Chew Lip Song

KUCHING district is now a Covid-19 green zone, with Serian the sole yellow district in the state, the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee announced today.

There were also no new Covid-19 cases in Sarawak today with the total remaining at 1,075 cases. Only the Besi cluster in Kuching remains active with 12 cases.

Meanwhile, Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah announced that 1,772 new cases were reported nationwide today, bringing the total to 86,618 cases.

Kuala Lumpur recorded the highest number of new cases at 696, followed by Selangor at 503 and Sabah (120).

Three new deaths were also reported, all from Sabah, with the national death toll now at 422.

Dr Noor Hisham also announced that there were 1,084 recoveries today, with the total at 71,681 cases.