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ANOTHER COVID-19 CLUSTER DETECTED IN KINABATANGAN


22 JAN 2021 By Wartawan Nabalu News KOTA KINABALU: Another Covid-19 cluster was detected in Kinabatangan today, the Ladang Desa Jerocco cluster, which involves plantation workers.

Minister of Local Government and Housing Datuk Masidi Manjun in a statement today said, there are 38 positive cases in the cluster to date.


"The index case involves two workers who tested positive from a Socso screening and close contact screening was then conducted on 70 workers.


"Of the total individuals screened, 36 more have tested positive for Covid-19. Risk assessment and screening are still actively conducted in plantations owned by the same company," he said.


Masidi has advised the public to continue complying with the standard operating procedures (SOPs) as there are more sporadic cases lately.