Malaysiakini
NEWS

UPDATED 11.20PM | List of locations affected by Covid-19 (Jan 6)

Malaysiakini Team

Published
Modified 8 Jan 2021, 3:27 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.


BUSINESSES

- Othrs barbershop, Tropicana Avenue, Selangor

A customer who visited at 11am on Jan 2 tested positive for Covid-19.

The barbershop was closed immediately, all other clients who visited the branch since Jan 2 were informed, and all barbers have been sent for testing.

The barbershop will be disinfected tomorrow, owner Lex Low said in a statement.

Yesterday, Othrs announced a case involving its barbers at the USJ9 branch.

Today, Low said, all other barbers at USJ9 tested negative.

- Volvo Penang, George Town, Penang

An employee tested positive for Covid-19 after having close contact with an infected person.

Volvo Penang was closed today for sanitisation of the showroom and service centre, and to test and quarantine staff who had close contact with the affected employee.

The showroom will close until Jan 11 while aftersales operations will resume tomorrow.

- Provisions Cafe, Damansara Jaya, Selangor

This restaurant is closed temporarily from Jan 4 for precautionary sanitisation, after a customer was listed as a close contact of a Covid-19 patient.

The customer had contact with the patient on Jan 2, visited the cafe the morning after, and stayed until 2pm, the restaurant said.

The customer was informed she was a close contact of the infected person on Jan 5 and their Covid-19 test result is pending.

- Manhattan Fish Market, Melawati Mall, Kuala Lumpur

The restaurant said a part-time employee tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday. The affected employee was working at the outlet from Dec 30 last year to Jan 3 this year, but felt ill afterward and decided to self-isolate and take a Covid-19 test.

In response, the restaurant said today that it has closed the outlet immediately and sanitised it. It assured that all affected staff have been quarantined for 10 days, and that the infected employee had not been to any other outlet.

It advised those who visited the outlet between Dec 30, 2020 and Jan 3, 2021 to take necessary precautions while it works with the Health Ministry's contact tracing efforts.

- Yamatatsu Restaurant, Jalan Klang Lama, Kuala Lumpur

The restaurant operator posted on Facebook today notifying its customers that a shopkeeper has shown symptoms for Covid-19.

Following this, they have decided to suspend the restaurant operations for two weeks until Jan 21, 2021, as a precautionary measure.

They have also arranged for disinfection works to be conducted at the premises, while all staff are told to undergo quarantine.

- Tesco Extra, Ampang, Selangor

An employee here tested positive for Covid-19 on Dec 23, Tesco Malaysia announced yesterday.

22 staff members were identified as close contacts and were placed under home quarantine from Dec 23.

Of those, four tested positive for Covid-19 while 18 others tested negative.

The hypermarket was sanitised and deep cleaned on Dec 23, 27, and 30.

- Pasar Borong Matahari, Taman Medan, Selangor

An employee at Matahari Mall, Taman Medan tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday, the supermarket said in a notice on its Facebook page, today.

The employee was last at work on Sunday.

Other employees who had close contact will undergo Covid-19 testing and quarantine.

The supermarket was disinfected last night

- Home Baker at Clover, Bukit Jelutong, Selangor

An employee who has been on medical leave since Saturday tested positive for Covid-19, after close contact with an infected family member.

The bakery said it is closed for sanitation and contact tracing today.

- Ben's Independent Grocer, IPC Mall, Selangor and Linc KL Mall, Kuala Lumpur

A staff member at the Wine and Spirit department of the IPC outlet of this supermarket chain tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday, the Ben's Independent Grocer management said.

All staff identified as close contact will be tested and undergo home quarantine.

The store was scheduled to undergo deep sanitation yesterday, it added.

Meanwhile, the management of Linc KL Mall at Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur said Ben's Independent Grocer at this mall also reported a case among its staff members yesterday.

The outlet is also closed temporarily while the mall has been sanitised, Linc KL said.

The supermarket said it has sanitised the Linc KL outlet on Dec 29 and Jan 5, and has resumed business today.

The infected staff member here tested positive on Dec 27.

- Ramen Bar Shishido, Gasket Alley, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

The restaurant is closed until further notice for disinfection and Covid-19 testing for staff after a part-time staff member is suspected to have contracted the virus.

- Tanjung Pelepas Port, Gelang Patah, Johor

Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd, the company that manages this container terminal, issued a notice on Dec 26 saying that four other individuals who work with them have tested positive for Covid-19.

These include two PTP employees and two terminal contractors. It said that as of the date, a total of seven have been detected at the port.

The company said based on the initial investigation, the source of infection is external and all the cases were detected through PTP's proactive mass testing conducted since the first case was found there.

- Monarchy MMA Gym, Wisma MPL, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur

The branch is closed temporarily after a Muay Thai coach tested positive for Covid-19 on Dec 31, the gym said in a notice to members.

The gym was sanitised on Jan 1 following the Health Ministry's protocols, but are still negotiating with Wisma MPL to allow it to reopen.


RESIDENCES

- Harmoni 2 condo, Bukit Prima Pelangi, Kuala Lumpur

A resident of Block C tested positive for Covid-19 on Jan 2.

In a notice on Jan 3, the management said the resident was still at home pending instruction from the District Health Office.

Sanitation was done at common areas.

- The Maple condo, Jalan Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur

A resident of Block B tested positive for Covid-19 and is now in hospital, the management said today.

Other residents in the same unit have been tested and are in quarantine at home.

The management has arranged for disinfection to be done at common areas. 

- PV13 condo, Setapak, Kuala Lumpur

A family of four at Level 13A, Block B tested positive for Covid-19, the management said in a notice today.

Frequently touched surfaces in common areas of Block B, the management office, the guardhouse, and back gate were sanitised this afternoon.

- Taman Kenanga, Serdang, Kedah

The Bandar Baharu District Health Office said a new Covid-19 case has been detected in this housing area, for a total of five active cases in the Serdang sub-district.

- Riana Green Condominium, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

A positive Covid-19 case was detected at Block F of this condominium, said a notice issued by its management to residents today.

It said that the owner of a unit has been advised by the Health Ministry to self-quarantine.

- Various residential complexes at Desa Parkcity, Kuala Lumpur

The management and residents' associations of several residential complexes here have confirmed Covid-19 cases through notices to residents this week.

They also assured residents that disinfection has been done for all common areas.

The residential complexes are Southlake Terrace (Jan 6), The Breezeway (Jan 4), Safa Terraces (Jan 6), and The Westside II (Jan 6).

At the time the notices were issued earlier today, the infected residents at Safa Terrace and Southlake Terrace were still at home awaiting instructions from the Health Ministry.

- Danau Idaman Condominium, Jalan Klang Lama, Kuala Lumpur

A resident at Block C of this condominium has been tested positive for Covid-19, said a notice issued by its management.

According to the notice dated Jan 5, 2021, the resident lives at a unit on Level 15. The patient has since been taken to the hospital.

The management said they are arranging for sanitisation and disinfection activities at all common areas in the condominium, including its lobbies and elevators.

- Various residential areas in Kulai, Johor

According to the Kulai Health Office, several residential areas listed below recorded new Covid-19 cases yesterday.

They are Pulai Jaya and Taman Putri in the subdistrict of Kulai and Jalan Merbuk, Jalan Rajawali, Taman Seri Senai and Taman Mas in the subdistrict of Senai.

All recorded one case each yesterday, except for Taman Seri Senai, which recorded 17 cases.

- Taman Kelisa Emas, Bandar Baharu, Kedah

According to the Bandar Baharu Health Office, a Covid-19 case was detected at this residential area yesterday.

- Avelon Tower, Kepong, Kuala Lumpur

The management of this serviced residence in Bandar Menjalara issued a notice on Monday, notifying that a resident at Block A1 has been tested positive for Covid-19 the day before.

It said the individual has since been taken to hospital, while other occupants of the same unit have been tested negative and are undergoing home quarantine.

They have performed sanitisation at all common and possibly contaminated areas at the building. There is no ban on visitors, but they would have to abide by strict SOPs.

- Kuchai Brem Park, Kuala Lumpur

A resident of Block D tested positive for Covid-19, the management said in a notice on Jan 5.

As at yesterday, he is in quarantine in his unit, while his family members have tested negative.

All common areas are sanitised daily, the management assured.

- i-Zen Kiara, Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur

Fifteen security guards who work at i-Zen Kiara 1 & 2 have tested positive for Covid-19 as at January 4, the management said in a notice.

The building was closed for sanitation and will reopen tomorrow, upon advice of the Ministry of Health.

- 28 Blvd, Pandan Perdana, Selangor

Two residents of Tower A tested positive for Covid-19, the management said in a notice on Monday.

Common areas have been sanitised.

- Sky Vista Condominium, Taman Bukit Ria, Kuala Lumpur

Seven residents of a unit at Block A and a resident of Block B tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday, the management said.

All affected areas have been sanitised including the floors of the affected levels, while the lifts are sanitised eight times a day, it said.

- Platinum III Condominium, Bayan Lepas, Penang

One of the residents at this condominium has been tested positive for Covid-19, according to a notice issued by condo management on Dec 24, 2020.

The elderly woman had since been sent to the Penang Hospital, while her family members who live in the same unit were placed under quarantine. They all have completed the quarantine period since, and all tested negative for the virus.

The management had also carried out disinfection works in all common areas and elevators.

- Setapak Ria Condominium, Kuala Lumpur

A resident of Level 15, Block D tested positive for Covid-19, the management said in a notice.

The resident is at home awaiting instructions from the District Health Office, it said.

The management is engaging a professional disinfecting company to sanitise common areas.

In another notice later today, the management said two more residents here contracted Covid-19.

They live on Level 13, Block C and Level 19, Block B, and are both still at home pending instructions from the District Health Office.

- Cantara Residence, Ara Damansara, Selangor

A resident of Block E tested positive for Covid-19, the management said today.

The resident is under home quarantine pending further instructions from the Health Ministry.

- X2 Residency, Taman Putra Prima, Puchong, Selangor

A resident of Tower B, Level 11, tested positive for Covid-19, the management said in a notice on Jan 1.

Common areas and frequently touched surfaces were sanitised that day.

All common facilities are closed for disinfection.

- Mont Kiara Aman, Kuala Lumpur

A resident of Block B tested positive for Covid-19 today, the management said.

All frequently touched surfaces in common areas have been sanitised while the management is arranging for deep cleaning to be done in common areas visited by the infected person, as shown by CCTV footage, it said.

- SoHo Suites KLCC, Kuala Lumpur

The management of this upmarket residence issued a notice earlier today, saying that at an office worker who stays at Level 31 of Block A2 has been tested positive for Covid-19.

Disinfection at affected areas has been carried out.

- Various localities in Kedah

The Kedah State Health Department issued a statement listing locations in the state that recorded new positive cases as of noon yesterday.

It divided the list into five, according to districts.

The affected locations were as follows:

Kota Setar District: Taman Kota Nelayan (one case), Kampung Aman Jalan Sultanah (one case), KM13 Jalan Bukit Pinang (three cases), Laman Kuda Anak Bukit (two cases), Taman Pinang Emas (one case), Kampung Seberang Alor (one case).

Kulim District: Kampung Sungai Badak (one case), Kampung Jubai (four cases), Kampung Bagan Sena (one case).

Kuala Muda District: Bandar Puteri Jaya (four cases), Kampung Pengkalan (one case), Bandar Utama (two cases), Bandar Laguna Merbok (two cases), Bukit Bayan (one case), Taman Ria Indah (one case).

Baling District: Kampung Mengkuang Masjid (four cases), Kampung Lanai (three cases).

Kubang Pasu District: Taman Gemilang (one case), Kampung Kandis (one case).


FACTORIES

- Jalan Perindustrian 1, Senai Industrial Area 1, Johor

According to the Kulai Health Office, 183 new Covid-19 cases were detected here yesterday.

- Indah Paper Industries Sdn Bhd, Klang, Selangor

The packaging factory was closed for disinfection from Jan 1 to 4 after 21 workers tested positive for Covid-19 on Dec 31, 2020.

This is according to an announcement by its parent company, Minho (M) Sdn Bhd, to Bursa Malaysia.


OFFICES

- Uptown 2, Damansara Uptown, Selangor

A staff member on Level 11 tested positive for Covid-19 on Jan 5, reported Nanyang Siang Pau's lifestyle arm iLifePost.

The affected areas have been sanitised and will undergo further deep cleaning, said the management.

- Menara Citibank, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

A stall operator at the Level 5 food court tested positive for Covid-19, said the building management in a circular yesterday.

The person has been in self-quarantine since Jan 1, it said.

The building management disinfected the food court area yesterday, while the food court is temporarily closed.

- Mentari Business Park, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

A tenant at Block 46 tested positive for Covid-19, said the building management on Monday.

Affected areas have been disinfected, it said. 

- Ipmuda Berhad, Maju Tower Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

The building materials trading company made an announcement to Bursa Malaysia today that its office located on the ninth floor of Maju Tower would be closed for three days until Jan 8 for sanitisation.

This came after the company was notified by building management that a positive Covid-19 case had been detected there.

"The Company had been informed by the building management of Maju Tower/Maju Junction Mall that a Covid-19 positive individual had been confirmed from the building maintenance unit," said the announcement.


PRISONS AND DETENTION FACILITIES

- Henry Gurney School, Telok Mas, Malacca

A local newspaper reported on Monday that 13 underaged individuals who are facing criminal charges and being detained at this Prisons Department facility have been tested positive for Covid-19.

Melaka Hari Ini quoted the state Health Department, saying that the detainees were part of 34 positive cases recorded in the state on that day.


HEALTHCARE FACILITIES

- Mahkota Medical Centre, Malacca

This private hospital announced today that an employee tested positive for Covid-19. Contact tracing revealed the employee was a close contact of a Covid-19 case in the community.

It said those in close contact with the employee have already been informed and placed under home quarantine.

It assured that all doctors and employees at the hospital, including the affected employee, were wearing proper personal protective equipment, and practiced good personal hygiene and social distancing at all times while at the hospital. Hence, the affected doctors and other employees are deemed to be in the low-risk category.