COVID-19: TAWAU REGISTERS NEW TAMAN RIA ENAM CLUSTER
17 March 2021
By Wartawan Nabalu News
KOTA KINABALU: Another Covid-19 cluster was registered in Tawau, known as the Taman Ria enam cluster, which recorded four new positive cases today.
In a statement today, Sabah Covid-19 spokesperson Datuk Masidi Manjun said, the new cluster now has a cumulative total of 17 positive cases.
"The index case of this cluster was of a 46-year-old woman who did not show any symptoms until she underwent a screening before a chemotherapy at a medical centre in Tawau.
"Based on investigation, the index case together with her family held a dinner with 20 other people at a restaurant on March 5.
According to Masidi who is also Local Government and Housing Minister, close contact screening is still being actively conducted.