Terengganu is now free of Covid-19 and has been categorised as green zone, said state Health Director Dr Nor Azimi Yunus.
He said this follows current developments of Covid-19 in the state, with the last positive patient discharged from hospital on Wednesday.
He added that the 35-year-old patient from Kemaman was admitted into the Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital (HTAA) in Kuantan, Pahang on May 20 after being found positive for Covid-19.
The Terengganu Fire and Rescue Department has conducted 486 sanitisation operations at public places to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the state since March 30.
Its director Md Hilman Abd Rashid said of the 486 operations, Kemaman district recorded the highest involving 130 locations, followed by Kuala Terengganu (116), Setiu (78), Dungun (72), Marang (38), Besut (30 ), Hulu Terengganu (12) and Kuala Nerus (10).
The Terengganu Health Department has been conducting Covid-19 screening on more than 300 traders in stages at the Gong Pauh Wholesale Market here since last Thursday.
State health director, Dr Nor Azimi Yunus said the screenings were done as a proactive measure though there have been no positive cases involving the traders.
“They willingly cooperate and understand that the purpose of the screening is to prevent the spread of Covid-19 since the market is often crowded with shoppers,” she told reporters today.