Concerns Loom Over Sabah As The Holiday Spikes COVID Cases

Concerns Loom Over Sabah As The Holiday Spikes COVID Cases

“We can’t stop people from having their holidays. We can only advise them to observe the SOP and other health safety guidelines,” the state Covid-19 spokesperson Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun said.


Concerns Loom Over Sabah As The Holiday Spikes COVID Cases 

Daily Covid-19 cases in Sabah seem to be declining, despite an increase in infections in the popular tourist destination of Ranau district, which is home to Mount Kinabalu.

Yesterday, the state reported 108 new cases, the fewest in eight months, according to state Covid-19 spokesperson Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun.

Source - The Star

However, he said that Ranau district had the largest number of new cases of 26, followed by Tuaran (16), Kota Kinabalu (14) and Penampang (10).

And with people making their way to Kundasang in Ranau for their year-end vacation, Masidi advised them to follow standard operating procedures.

We can’t stop people from having their holidays. We can only advise them to observe the SOP and other health safety guidelines,” he said.

Masidi said all other districts had single-digit counts, while nine districts reported no new cases.

He said that 104 of the 108 new cases fell into Categories 1 and 2.

He added that there were no new clusters and that Sabah’s infectivity rate was 0.81.

Source – The Star

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