Latest locations added: Public Bank branches; IPD Segamat; Pontian fish market; PichaEats, Jalan Ipoh, KL; Toppen Shopping Centre, JB, Johor; Matu and Daro local council offices, Sarawak.Below are verified locations that are reported to be affected today.
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– Various locations in Sarawak
The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee has released a daily list of locations where Covid-19 patients visited before testing positive for the virus.
Below is the latest list:
– Segamat district police headquarters (IPD), Johor
It was reported that two detainees at the Segamat IPD have tested positive for Covid-19.
Since then, 36 detainees and police officers who were identified as close contacts have been isolated.
– Matu and Daro local council offices, Sarawak
The Matu and Daro local council offices will be closed from Jan 25 until further notice after one of its staff tested positive for Covid-19, according to a notice on Facebook.
This location is believed to be linked to the Jalan Pengiran cluster as the local council headquarters are on Jalan Pengiran.
The Health Ministry had also described the cluster as being located at a public administration office while the Sarawak government had identified it as a district administration office.
– Various Public Bank locations
Public Bank announced that there have been Covid-19 cases detected among its staff based at Menara Public Bank (Level 8 and 20), Setapak HP Centre, Overseas Union Garden branch in Kuala Lumpur, Tampoi branch in Johor and the Kuala Dungun branch in Terengganu.
Deep sanitisation has been carried out at all affected branches. Close contacts have been placed under home quarantine.
The Kuala Dungun branch will also be closed temporarily from Jan 4.
– Pontian fish wholesale market, Johor
It was reported that Covid-19 cases have been detected at the Pontian fish wholesale market.
As such, the Health Ministry has ordered the market to be closed until Feb 14.
The market has since been disinfected.
– Toppen Shopping Centre, Johor Bahru, Johor
The management said on Facebook on Feb 4 that employees of their outsourced security company were confirmed positive for Covid-19 during a routine RTK-Antigen test.
The persons under investigation are waiting to be officially tested with the RT-PCR test.
Close contacts are being identified and common areas in the mall will be sanitised and disinfected.
– PichaEats, Jalan Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur
The management announced that a staff member based in the office had tested positive for Covid-19 on Feb 4.
The office has since been sanitised. Employees who have been in close contact with the patient all tested negative for Covid-19.
The management also reassured that all meals are produced and delivered directly from their chefs’ kitchens following strict guidelines, and remain unaffected by the case.
Only the Ready-to-Heat meals, which are packed in the office, will be affected, PichaEats said in a posting on Instagram.
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