Sabah records 493 cases despite CMCO
Published on: Friday, January 08, 2021
By: Sherell Jeffrey
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Kota Kinabalu: Sabah continued to see an increase in the number of positive Covid-19 cases with a total of 493 on Thursday despite recording an overall Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) standard operating procedure compliance rate at 96 per cent.

 State Local Government and Housing Minister, Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun (pic), in his daily Covid-19 statement, here, Thursday said 73.6 per cent (363 cases) are contributed by close contact screening, while 49 cases are from workplace screening.

 “Fifteen are from self-screening cases, 10 are from pre-ward admission screening, eight from existing cluster screenings and 29 are from other categories,” said Masidi who is also the State’s official Covid-19 spokesperson.

 Despite recording no new cluster on Thursday, the State recorded one Covid-19 fatality in Sandakan.



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