Covid-19: Another 76 Delta Variant Cases Detected In Sarawak

Another 76 cases of Covid-19 Delta variant have been detected in Sarawak, reported Prof Dr David Perera, Director of Institute of Health and Community Medicine (IHCM), University Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas).

The samples were cases from June 7 and July 13, said Prof Dr David Perera, IHCM director. 

Out of the 76 cases, 52 of the delta cases were from Kuching. 

They were samples from Hospital Sentosa, Satok police station and other locations around Kuching. 

Other locations were 11 cases from Serian, five in Sri Aman, three in Samarahan, while one in Sibu, Miri and Betong.

One delta variant was detected, each under Import A and B categories. 

The first delta variant case was detected in Sarawak back on June 18, where 16 cases were reported on July 4, all in Kuching. 

Dr Perera had said it could take up to four weeks to complete tests for the Delta variant.


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