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UPDATED 11.59PM | List of locations affected by Covid-19 (Oct 30)

Malaysiakini Team

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Modified 30 Oct 2020, 4:30 pm

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

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

If you know any locations which were announced today but are 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.


BUSINESSES

- The Spring Shopping Mall, Kuching, Sarawak

The mall's management announced that a contestant at a beauty contest held in the mall on Oct 25 has tested positive for Covid-19 following a test conducted on Oct 28. She was in close contact with an individual who tested positive on Oct 26.

The mall assured that it has strictly adhered to standard operating procedures and the event space had been sanitised on the event day, in addition to frequent deep-cleaning and daily fogging at the mall since March.

- Salon De Pelo, Kuching, Sarawak

The hair salon announced on Oct 29 that its director and all staff members have tested negative and are being quarantined, while the shop has undergone deep cleaning.

A day earlier, it said a part-time receptionist had called in sick last week following direct contact with a Covid-19 patient, and had since received news that he had contracted the virus. 

- Borneo Rednecks Bistro, Kuching, Sarawak

The bistro announced on Facebook today that a performer there had just tested positive for Covid-19. Her last performance at its premises was on Oct 25.

It said the bistro is closed from Oct 30 onwards until further notice, and urged those who visited on Oct 25 to undergo testing.

- Rhino Motors Sdn Bhd, Kuching, Sarawak

The Isuzu truck dealership said yesterday that one of its sales advisors has tested positive for Covid-19. Its showroom had been closed for disinfection from Oct 27 to Oct 29.

All other staff members have tested negative for Covid-19 on Oct 29, it added.

- Cove 55, Kuching, Sarawak

The resort announced on Facebook on Thursday that a guest who visited its premises on Oct 24 from 2pm to 8pm has since tested positive for Covid-19. The resort will be closed until further notice.

It assured guests that it routinely sanitises and disinfects its common areas and guest rooms, including an additional round of fogging after the case was discovered.

- Roots, Kuching, Sarawak

The restaurant said today that one of its dine-in customers on Oct 24 has tested positive for Covid-19. The patron was present between 7.30pm and 8.30pm that day.

It said the restaurant will be closed pending further instructions from health authorities.

- Regas Premium Auto, Kuching, Sarawak

The BMW car dealership said today a patron who visited on Oct 25 has tested positive for Covid-19, and it has immediately taken steps to disinfect its premises.

All employees have taken Covid-19 tests and the results were negative.

- Supreme Cold Storage Sdn Bhd, Supreme Food Supply (M) Sdn Bhd and Supreme Transportation Sdn Bhd, Kuching, Sarawak

The company said it has carried out sanitisation works at its premises, offices, warehouses and common areas after an employee was tested positive for Covid-19.

The employee tested positive on Oct 27.

All staff will undergo screening at a private hospital today and tomorrow, it said in a notice.

- Sandhu & Co Advocates, Miri, Sarawak

A lawyer attached to the company's Miri office had been tested positive Covid-19 on Oct 28.

According to Sandhu & Co managing partner Satinder Sandhu, the lawyer had taken to the hospital while his colleagues at the Miri office were placed under quarantine. The premises are now temporarily closed as required by the Health Ministry.

Satinder said that neither the lawyer who tested positive nor his colleagues from Miri office had visited their Kuching office for the past six months, and thus the latter is unaffected.

- Maybank, Sitiawan, Perak

The branch is temporarily closed for disinfection after a staff member had contact with a person under investigation for Covid-19 infection.

This is according to a notice posted by the bank at the branch, Nanyang Siang Pau reported.


EMBASSIES

- Japan Embassy, Persiaran Stonor, Kuala Lumpur

A Malaysian staff at the embassy tested positive for Covid-19 on Oct 25 but was asymptomatic, the embassy said in a notice on its website.

The staff member did not have close contact with Japanese residents, officials and other visitors of the embassy, it said.

It added measures have been taken to curb the spread of infection at the embassy.


RESIDENCES

Kampung Muslim, Labuan

A cluster of cases was detected here, the Health Ministry said.

A total of 11 cases were detected during community screening. 

- Arena Shamelin Apartment, Cheras Kuala Lumpur

Four members of a family who live at Block 4 of Arena Shamelin Apartment in Cheras have been tested positive of Covid-19.

Malaysiakini learned that the apartment management has put up a notice to alert residents on the case.

According to a resident, this was the second case detected at the apartment. The first one was at Block 2, where a resident was tested positive on Oct 24.


EDUCATION ENTITIES

- SK Temenggong Abdul Rahman 1, Johor Bahru

The Star reported that a primary school in Johor Bahru had been ordered to close for seven days from Oct 30 until Nov 5.

This came after a student was tested positive for Covid-19 on Oct 29.

Malaysiakini contacted state education exco Mazlan Bujang, who confirmed that the affected school is SK Temenggong Abdul Rahman 1.

- National Defence University Malaysia (UPNM)

Two staff members have tested positive for Covid-19 on Oct 29, vice-chancellor Lt General Abdul Halim Jalal said in a circular issued today.

Their offices and other affected areas have been sanitised, while close contacts have been contacted for screening, he said.

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