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UPDATED 10.45PM | List of locations affected by Covid-19 (Dec 30)

Malaysiakini Team

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Modified 31 Dec 2020, 8:04 am

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.


RESIDENCES

- Residensi Henge, Kepong, Kuala Lumpur

Three more residents at Block F of this condominium on Jalan Metro Perdana Barat have tested positive for Covid-19, according to a notice issued by its management office today. It did not mention if the three came from the same unit.

The notice said family members of the patients are undergoing quarantine at their respective units.

Following this, the management arranged for sanitisation to be done at all possible affected areas.

- Pangsapuri Suri Puteri, Shah Alam, Selangor

Two residents at Level 8, Block A tested positive for Covid-19, the management said in a notice.

Others who live in the same unit tested negative and are undergoing home quarantine.

The management urges all residents to be vigilant to ensure those affected do not flout quarantine.

Sanitation of affected areas is underway, it said. 

- Kampung Baru Ketari, Bentong, Pahang

The Health Ministry today announced a new infection cluster, which has been named the Damai Lestari Cluster.

Malaysiakini learnt that the cluster was detected at Jalan Damai in Kampung Baru Ketari.

Its index case tested positive on Dec 29 through a screening exercise for symptomatic individuals, and since then, 65 people have been tested where 21 were found positive for Covid-19.

- Nibong Tebal 14, Taman Daya, Johor Bahru, Johor

A resident at Level 2, Block B tested positive for Covid-19 on Dec 28, the management said in a notice.

Residents are urged not to allow their children to play at the playground while all visitors are barred.

- Taman Aman Putra Apartment, Jinjang, Kuala Lumpur

A resident of the apartment has been tested positive for Covid-19 and sent to the hospital for treatment, said Taman Aman Putra management corporation today.

Residents are advised to wear a mask and adhere to social distancing rule.

- Sri Acapella Apartment, Shah Alam, Selangor

The joint-management body for this serviced apartment issued a notice yesterday (Dec 29) saying that a tenant at Level 13 of the MR1 has been tested positive for Covid-19.

At the time of the notice, the female tenant was waiting to be picked up by health authority for treatment, while her husband who tested negative is undergoing quarantine at the apartment unit.

- Casa Tropicana, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

A unit owner informed the management one of his family members tested positive for Covid-19 on Dec 22.

The management has disinfected the affected block and will continue to sanitise all common areas, it said in a notice on Dec 28.

- Kampung Sembirai, Kota Belud, Sabah

The Kota Belud district health office issued a notice today, calling all those who have attended an engagement ceremony at this village on Dec 26 to undergo screening.

It said that the screening exercise has been scheduled to take place at SK Sembirai Kota Belud between 9.30am and 11.30am tomorrow (Dec 31).


BUSINESSES

- Sri Ternak Mart, Sri Kembangan, Selangor

The company issued a notice today saying that several staff here tested positive for Covid-19 during a regular screening exercise.

Following this, the premises were closed temporarily starting today for deep cleaning. No exact timeline of the closure was stated.

The company also said all other workers at the outlet have been ordered to undergo tests starting today.

- Johor Jaya market, Johor Bahru

The market has been instructed by Johor Bahru City Council to close for one week after a fish hawker tested positive for Covid, Pasir Gudang MCA chief Tan Tuan Peng was quoted as saying by Oriental Daily.

The instruction, however, caught other hawkers by surprise and asked the city council to postpone the closure date by one day to allow them to clear the perishable goods that stocked at the market to prevent loss.

- Jaya Grocer, Quayside Mall, Teluk Panglima Garang, Selangor

A staff member here tested positive on Dec 29, after contact with an infected person.

The staff member was last at the supermarket on Dec 27, Jaya Grocer said in a statement.

The supermarket is closed for sanitation, until further notice.

All staff at this branch will undergo Covid-19 swab test today, it said.

- Southkey Mid Valley, Johor Bahru, Johor

Malaysiakini learnt from sources working at Mid Valley Southkey that at least one Covid-19 case was detected at the mall in the past few days.

However, when contacted, the management said it cannot provide details as it is still waiting for the Kuala Lumpur headquarters to decide on whether a public statement should be made.

The wiping never ends—our team works constantly to sanitise all contact areas in accordance to MOH guidelines. So shop away knowing you’re in a safe space. #midvalleysouthkey

Posted by The Mall, Mid Valley Southkey on Wednesday, 30 December 2020

 - Mydin Mall, USJ1, Selangor

The hypermarket sanitised its premises at 10pm last night after several employees tested positive for Covid-19, Subang Jaya local news portal SJ Echo reported.

Mydin Mohamed Holdings Bhd managing director told SJ Echo the workers were asymptomatic and detected after tests were conducted on all Mydin staff nationwide.

The employees tested positive using an antigen rapid test kit and are due to be retested today by the Health Ministry using the more accurate polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test.


EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

- Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC), Setapak, Kuala Lumpur

A staff member was tested positive for Covid-19 on Dec 25, said the university college management in a statement.

The management urged those who visited the Tun Tan Siew Sin Building (TTSS) on Dec 21 and 22 to go a Covid-19 test and to undergo self-quarantine.

Sanitation works have been carried out at the building which is closed until further notice.

- UOW Malaysia KDU, Ultropolis Glenmarie, Shah Alam, Selangor

A staff member of the university college tested positive for Covid-19 after coming into contact with someone outside the workplace who was found infected with the coronavirus, said UOW Malaysia KDU Student & Alumni Centre senior manager Mitchell Liong.

The staff member was placed under self-quarantine by Health Ministry, he told Malaysiakini in an email.

The campus management carried out contact tracing of all members of the campus community who were present in the workplace prior to Dec 24. Individuals who were in contact with the infected staff member were sent for Covid-19 testing.

All staff were found to be negative, added Liong. 


GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS

- Human Resources Development Fund's (HRDF) Perak branch, Ipoh, Perak

The HRDF in Perak branch will be closed for two days from today for sanitisation exercise after one of its employees tested positive for Covid-19.

All the staff are instructed to go for Covid-19 test.


OFFICES

- Tower A, Menara UOA Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur

The building management issued a notice today saying that an employee of an office located on the 38th floor of Tower A has tested positive for Covid-19.

Following this, they have arranged for sanitisation to be done on the main lobby and elevators.

- Menara KH, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

A staff member of a tenant on Level 32 tested positive for Covid-19, the building management said in a notice today.

The tenant has immediately closed its office and sanitation, it said.

The building management will also sanitise all common areas.

- UOA Centre and Wisma UOA II, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur

The management body for the premises issued a notice today saying that an employee of one of its tenants has been tested positive for Covid-19.

Following the incident, sanitisation and disinfection works were carried out there. The activities were completed at 10pm yesterday.

The building is now ready for occupation, said the notice.


PRISONS AND DETENTION FACILITIES

- Johor Bahru Correctional Centre, Johor

The Health Ministry today announced a new infection cluster called the Tembok Choh Cluster. The index case was detected on Dec 24 through targeted screening on detainees.

It was learned that the cluster involves the Johor Bahru Correction Centre, which is under enhanced movement control order until Jan 10.

As of today, the cluster recorded 382 cases.

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