Kuching is now Covid-19 red zone

(Picture for representational purposes only). PIX: AFIQ RAZALI / MalaysiaGazette / 09 MAY 2020 Kuching Sarawak Covid-19 red zone CPRC
(Picture for representational purposes only).PIX: AFIQ RAZALI / MalaysiaGazette / 09 MAY 2020

By Muhammad Azizul Osman

KUALA LUMPUR – Kuching district has become the 32nd Covid-19 red zone as reported by the Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC).

The capital city of Sarawak recorded an increment of Covid-19 positive cases to 49 cases yesterday compared to 33 cases on Monday.

Sabah leads the Covid-19 red zone score-board in the country with 18 of its districts recorded more than 40 cases each.

Kota Kinabalu currently recorded the highest Covid-19 positive cases with 2,909 cases, followed by Tawau with 1,072 cases.

Semporna recorded 633 cases, Sandakan (899), Lahad Datu (550), Tuaran (388), Penampang (250), Putatan (232), Kudat (232), Papar (259), Kota Belud (129), Kunak (129), Keningau (110), Ranau (60), Kinabatangan (50), Beaufort (42), Kota Marudu (44) and Tambunan (44).

Meanwhile, at the Peninsular of Malaysia, the Petaling district in Selangor recorded the highest Covid-19 cases amounting to 589 cases, followed by Seremban in Negeri Sembilan with 334 cases.

The Timur Laut district in Penang recorded 271 cases, Hulu Langat (247), Kota Setar (259), Seberang Perai Selatan (270), deaeah Klang (184), Sepang (159), Gombak (125), Kuala Langat (130), Larut Matang Selama (70), Titiwangsa (66) and Labuan (249).

Kelantan and Pahang recorded the lowest Covid-19 positive cases and the states are nearing the green zone.

Kedah recorded three Covid-19 positive cases meanwhile, Pahang recorded two positive cases in Temerloh.

Perlis remained in the green zone with no Covid-19 cases recorded in the state for 14 days in a row.

Johor is still recording 43 Covid-19 positive cases with Johor Bahru nearing the red zone with 34 cases. Terengganu on the other hand recorded 11 cases.

All districts in Melaka are currently categorised as the yellow zone with 34 Covid-19 positive cases as of yesterday.

Meanwhile, 144 Covid-19 positive cases were recording in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur and 22 cases in Putrajaya. –MalaysiaGazette

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