COVID-19 DELTA VARIANT DOMINANT IN SARAWAK: The Director of the Institute for Health and Community Medicine (IHCM) of the University of Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Prof. Dr. David Pereira.
He said this type of concern (VOC) cases accounted for 99% of the cases in which the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV 2) genomic sequencing was carried out by IHCM.
In his latest report to the President of the Sarawak disaster, he said, “This is an 82 percent increase by IHCM on 2.” Chairman of the Steering Committee (SDMC) Datuk Amar Douglas Hugo today.
He said all samples received by the agency from cases from the departments of Kuching, Serian, Samarkhan, Sri Aman, Betong, Sarikei, Muka and Limbang, as well as from imports of A (people from other countries entering Sarawak) were different.
“Seibu and Kapit departments, on the other hand, recorded 97% (with variance), while the Bintulu department had a 98% detection rate,” he said. – Barnam