Number Of COVID-19 Cases In Sabah Still High, Majority In Category 1 & 2

Daily COVID-19 cases infections in Sabah are still high, recording 1,600 cases today and two news clusters.

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The state’s COVID-19 spokesperson Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun said new cases increased by 315 compared to Sunday (February 6th), with most districts recording a rise in new cases.

According to NST, he said in a statement that 1,587 cases are in Categories 1 and 2. There are eight cases in Category 3, five cases in Category 4 and no cases recorded in Category 5.

The two new clusters were the Giram cluster, detected in Giram Plantation Kunak, stemming from a 37-year-old man who started having symptoms including flu and cough on January 31st. Screening of his family and co-workers found 19 more cases.

The second cluster is the Jalan Pintas Sembulan cluster involving a group of students at the Maktab Sabah hotel. 

Meanwhile, no deaths were reported today. 

The number of COVID-19 infections have been increasing, so please do not be complacent, guys and remember to always follow the SOPs that have been set by the government!

Take care and stay safe.

By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat