CMCO in Kuching extended to Nov 27

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KUCHING (Nov 22): The Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in Kuching has been extended to Nov 27, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Masing.

He said, however, the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) may cut it short at any time if the number of new cases in the state continues to show low trends.

“For the past 14 days, Kuching District recorded a total of 58 positive cases. These cases are not concentrated in specific areas only.

“Therefore, after a risk assessment, the CMCO period in Kuching District has been extended till Nov 27.

“However, if there is no more need to enforce it, SDMC may cut it short at any time,” said Masing.

He was speaking at SDMC’s daily Covid-19 update press conference here today.

Sarawak recorded no new Covid-19 cases for the second consecutive day today, making the total cumulative cases in the state remained at 1,055.

Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Masing said five cases have recovered and discharged today, three from the Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) and two from Miri Hospital.

“A total of 59 are still being treated where 53 are in SGH and six in Miri Hospital,” said Masing at the daily Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) Covid-19 update press conference here today. BP

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