COVID-19: SABAH RECORDS FOUR DEATHS, REMAINS WITH THREE DIGITS DAILY CASELOAD
13 April 2021 By Wartawan Nabalu News KOTA KINABALU: Sabah today registered four Covid-19 fatalities while continues to record daily caseload in three digits with 117 cases. While extending his condolences to the involved family members, Sabah Covid-19 spokesperson Datuk Masidi Manjun said three deaths were recorded in Tawau and another one was in Nabawan. According to his statement, Tawau recorded the highest number of new cases with 61, followed by Lahad Datu with 19. Other districts either recorded a single digit of new cases or no case at all. Sandakan, Kota Kinabalu and Tuaran each have seven new cases while Putatan has four. Three cases were each recorded in Kota Belud, Kunak and Tawau, and one each in Papar, Keningau and Beaufort. With the latest additions, the cumulative total of statewide infections now stands at 56,023. A total of 15 other districts did not record new cases, namely Kalabakan, Kinabatangan, Penampang, Semporna, Ranau, Sipitang, Pitas, Tambunan, Kudat, Tenom, Kota Marudu, Beluran, Telupid, Kuala Penyu and Tongod. "Of the total, 65 cases stemmed from close contact screening, 35 from new and existing clusters, 14 from symptomatic screening, and the rest other categories. "Meanwhile, the cumulative total of recovered patients now stands at 54,704 with 78 individuals discharged today," said Masidi. He added that a total of 814 patients are currently receiving treatment, with 328 the warded in hospitals and the rest in quarantine centres. "The number of patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) is 47 and 15 of them are ventilated."