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UPDATED 11PM | List of places affected by Covid-19 (Oct 8)
Published:  Oct 8, 2020 11:38 AM
Updated: Oct 14, 2020 3:40 AM

  • Latest places added: SMA Sultan Ismail, Bangunan Malaysian Re, Kampung Paya Resak Mosque

Below are verified locations which are reported to be affected today.

However, the list does not include locations which have been closed temporarily pending results of swab tests on persons under investigation.

These locations have also been duly sanitised.

Malaysiakini will continue adding to the list as more locations are announced.

If you know any locations which were announced today, but is not listed here, please send an email to [email protected].

For a list of locations affected in the past 14 days, please visit the Kini News Lab's Covid-19 tracker.


- SK Mempagar

Several voters in the Beaufort constituency, who cast their ballot here during the Sabah election on Sept 26, have tested positive.

The Beaufort Health Office is urging those who in voting streams three and four, who cast their ballots from 3pm to 5pm, to send a text message to 019 6056704 with their full name, IC number, contact number and the time they cast their ballots.

- SMK Seri Kembangan

A female student at SMK Seri Kembangan was tested positive yesterday, according to assemblyperson Ean Yong Hian Wah.

He said sanitisation works were carried out at the school last night and urged other classmates of the patient to do voluntary swab tests.

Disinfection underway at SK Seri Kembangan, on Oct 7, 2020, after a student tested positive for Covid-19.

- SK Bangsar

The management of SK Bangsar was notified by the guardians of two students that the latter have been tested positive with Covid-19.

When contacted this afternoon, a senior member of the management said they, however, are still waiting for confirmation from the Health Ministry.

- SMK Mutiara Labuan

Labuan Health Department director said SMK Mutiara in the federal territory has been ordered to close temporarily starting today.

The order was issued after a student was tested positive.

- SMA Sultan Ismail, Dungun, Terengganu

Bernama quotes Terengganu State Health Department director Dr Nor Azimi Yunus as saying that a student at the school has tested positive and the school will be closed for eight days until Oct 15.

Public transport

- Nilai Sentral and KLIA2

A case was reported involving a person who took a bus (myBAS, registration number NDH 2259) from KLIA2 Platform B10 to Nilai Sentral, departing at 9pm and arriving at 10pm on Sept 30.

Other passengers are urged to contact the Seremban Health Office at 06-763 4809.

Shopping malls and public access facilities

- Maybank Taman Johor Jaya

The branch closed for disinfection until tomorrow because an "external person" who tested positive for Covid-19 may have visited the branch, a notice at the branch premises reads.  

- One Utama

An employee at Parkson One Utama was tested positive Covid-19, according to a report by Sinchew Daily.

It said that the outlet would be closed starting today until further notice.

- Setia City Mall

A member of the Fitness First gym at this mall has tested positive, the mall said. All affected staff have undergone tests and will observe self-quarantine.

- Maybank Port Dickson

Sinchew Daily reported that Maybank's Port Dickson branch is closed temporarily today to allow deep cleaning works. They believe that a Covid-19 patient individual had visited the bank recently.

Their report was based on a notice put up by the bank.

- Oasis Corporate Park, Petaling Jaya

An employee of Pestech International Bhd at Oasis Corporate Park has been tested positive for Covid-19 today, according to The New Straits Times.

The report quoted Oasis' management as saying that the employee last checked into Pestech's office at the Meritus Block on Oct 5. All colleagues of the positive patient have been placed under quarantine.

- Maybank One City (USJ)

The branch closed for today for disinfection because an "external person" who tested positive for Covid-19 may have visited the branch, a notice at the branch premises reads.

- Sepoi-Sepoi Restaurant, Avani Sepang

De facto religious affairs Minister Zulkifli Ahmad (below), who tested positive on Oct 5, attended a private function at the restaurant on Oct 1.

The restaurant confirmed this with Malaysiakini when contacted on Oct 8, and assured that disinfection has been done. 

- Bangunan Malaysian Re, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur

Bernama reported that the MNRB Holdings Berhad headquarters has been closed from 3pm today until Oct 12 for disinfection after an employee tested positive for Covid-19.

- Kampung Paya Resak Mosque, Marang, Terengganu

Bernama quotes Terengganu State Health Department director Dr Nor Azimi Yunus as saying the mosque has been ordered to close for three days until Saturday after being visited by a Covid-19 patient on Oct 2.


- Seni Mont Kiara

A resident of Block A Core 3 has tested positive for Covid-19 on Oct 5, after returning from Sabah, the building management told residents in a notice sighted by Malaysiakini.

- Taman Seri Keramat

Residents at Taman Seri Keramat were notified of a Covid-19 positive case involving a resident at Jalan AU2A. The patient was tested for Covid-19 on Oct 5 and confirmed positive on Oct 6. 

- Metropolitan Square, Petaling Jaya

A resident of Block F has tested positive on Oct 5, the management said in a notice to residents sighted by Malaysiakini

- Desa Impiana, Puchong Prima

Desa Impiana Condo management has issued a notice yesterday to notify that two residents at Block H have been tested positive with Covid-19.

According to the notice and condo operations manager Wan Mohd Asyraf, the two residents are a couple who have recently returned from a high-risk area and they have been taken to the hospital by health authorities on Oct 4.

- Puteri Palma Condominium, Seri Kembangan

A female resident at Block 1 of Puteri Palma Condominium at the IOI Resort, Seri Kembangan was tested positive with Covid-19 two days ago, according to the premises' security office.

Contacted today, a representative told Malaysiakini that the condominium management office would be closed temporarily starting today, pending test results for all staff.

Government offices

- Petaling Jaya City Council

A driver attached to Petaling Jaya City Council's (MBPJ) Health and Environment Services Department was tested positive yesterday, according to sources.

The man in his 20s was said to have been absent from work due to a fever for a week prior to him being tested positive. According to the sources, among the places that the staff visited before he fell ill was a hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

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