COVID-19: 88 NEW CASES, TWO DEATHS RECORDED IN SABAH
26 April 2021
By Wartawan Nabalu News
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah's new Covid-19 cases today dipped to 88 compared to 121 recorded yesterday, bringing the cumulative total of statewide infections to 57,747.
Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said two deaths were also recorded in Tawau and expressed condolences to the families involved.
According to his statement issued today, Tawau recorded the highest number of new cases with 40, followed by Kalabakan (11), Penampang (six), Kunak (five), Telupid (five), Sandakan (five), Putatan (four), Kota Kinabalu (three), Lahad Datu (three), Papar (three), Kinabatangan (one), Kota Belud (one) and Ranau (one).
A total of 14 districts did not record new cases today namely, Tuaran, Nabawan, Keningau, Kuala Penyu, Semporna, Kudat, Beluran, Beaufort, Sipitang, Pitas, Tambunan, Tenom, Kota Marudu and Tongod.
"Of the total cases, 64 were detected through close contact screening and eight each through symptomatic screening, existing clusters and other categories.
"Meanwhile, the number of active cases stands at 938 with 285 of them treated at hospitals, including 44 in the intensive care unit (ICU) and 20 ventilated.
"Six hundred and fifty individuals are placed in quarantine centres while three others are in temporary detention centres," he said.
Masidi also stated that a total of 178 patients have recovered from Covid-19, bringing the cumulative of recoveries in the state to 56,165.