Sarawak Covid-19 positivity rate nearly 4 times WHO threshold


Raevathi Supramaniam

The Covid-19 positivity rate in Sarawak has increased from 14.5% to 18.8%, almost four times the threshold of 5% set by the World Health Organisation. The state reported a record number of infections today with 5,291 cases. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 12, 2021.

SARAWAK’S positivity rate has gone up from 14.5% to 18.8%, far exceeding the 5% threshold set by the World Health Organisation, a state health official said today.

State health director Dr Mohamed Sapian Mohamed said the state’s record high of 5,291 new infections today were detected from a sample of 28,065 tests.


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