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UPDATED 8.52PM | List of locations affected by Covid-19 (Jan 7)

Malaysiakini Team

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Modified 7 Jan 2021, 4:39 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.


OFFICES

- Malaysiakini Headquarters, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

A Malaysiakini non-editorial staff member had tested positive for Covid-19.

Following this, Malaysiakini has instructed employees identified as close contacts to get tested and quarantine themselves for 14 days. Those identified as secondary contacts have also been told to self-quarantine and get tested after two weeks.

This would affect largely the membership team and several administrative staff members. Most of Malaysiakini's editorial team members are working from home.

The Malaysiakini office is closed temporarily for sanitisation.

Malaysiakini's reception will be closed from 4pm today.

Those who wish to make subscription enquiries can call 017-3230707

- Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accounts (Micpa), Jalan Medan Tuanku, Kuala Lumpur

An employee tested positive for Covid-19, Micpa said in a notice on Jan 5.

The office is closed until Jan 12 for sanitation and other staff will continue to work from home in this period, it said.


BUSINESSES

- Coach outlet, The Gardens Mall, Kuala Lumpur

An employee of this outlet tested positive for Covid-19 on Jan 2, according to a notice issued by the apparels company.

It said the employee chose to get tested after learning that several positive cases were detected in his residential area.

Following this, Coach has arranged for disinfection of the store, and for a fresh team to handle its operations.

The outlet's other employees who had close contact with the employee in question also took Covid-19 tests, which were all negative so far.

- Bar B Restaurant, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

A Malaysiakini staff member who tested positive for Covid-19 had dinner at the restaurant with the membership department from 6pm to 11pm.

The restaurant has been informed.

- Village Grocer 1 Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur

The management of this outlet yesterday notified that one of its staff members tested positive for Covid-19.

It said that the employee last reported to work on Jan 4 and all other staff members identified as close contacts will undergo swab tests and home quarantine.

The store has undergone sanitisation.

- Johor Bahru City Square, Johor Bahru, Johor

The management of this shopping mall posted a notice on Facebook yesterday, saying that a Covid-19 case has been detected at the premises.

It said the case involved an employee of Gong Cha tea drink franchisee outlet located at Level 3 of the mall, who was tested positive on Tuesday.

The outlet is closed until further notice.

- Lulu Hypermarket, Off Jalan Munshi Abdullah, Kuala Lumpur

This hypermarket is closed until further notice starting today due to Covid-19.

According to a notice of closure posted on its premises, the order was issued by the Lembah Pantai district health office earlier today.

When contacted, its management said they have yet to get instruction on reopening of the hypermarket.

- Cozy House Restaurant, Wisma Golden Eagle Realty, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

The restaurant management posted a notice on its premises saying that they will be closed temporarily until further notice beginning Jan 6.

This came after an employee of the restaurant was tested positive for Covid-19 a day before.

However, it stated that the said employee had not come to work since Dec 25, 2020.

- 33 Blue Room, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

This dining outlet located at Zon Perindustrian PJCT notified customers in a Facebook posting that they are closed temporarily after an employee was tested positive for Covid-19 today.

The management said that they are working closely with authorities in contact tracing, quarantine of close contacts and sanitisation, among others.


RESIDENCES

- Urbana Residences, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Five residents were confirmed positive for Covid-19 between Jan 1 and 5.

In a notice on Tuesday, the management said the first two cases were detected at Block B and Block C on Jan 1 and 3, respectively. Three residents at Block A were found positive two days later.

The management has carried out disinfection in all common areas.

- United Point Residences, Taman Segambut Aman, Kuala Lumpur

A resident has been tested positive for Covid-19, said a notice issued by the condominium management yesterday.

Following this, they have conducted disinfection in all common areas including elevators and lift lobbies.

- Various localities in Kedah

The Kedah State Health Department issued a statement listing locations in the state which recorded new positive cases as of noon yesterday (Jan 6).

It divided the list into eight according to districts.

The affected locations are as follows:

Kota Setar district: Kampung Berjaya (one case), Taman Mas Merah (two cases)

Kulim district: Kampung Keda Bagan Sena (two cases)

Kuala Muda district: Taman Bunga Raya (two cases), Taman Keladi (three cases), Taman Bandar Baru (one case), Taman Mesra Indah (one case), Kampung Telur Wang (one case), Kampung Simpor Besar (three cases), Kampung Baru Sungai Pasir (two cases), Lagenda Heights (one case)

Baling district: Taman Desa Anggerik (one case), Kampung Lanai (four cases)

Kubang Pasu district: Taman Muhibah (one case)

Padang Terap district: Kampung Baru Naka (one case)

Yan: Kampung Sungai Lintang (one case)

Bandar Baharu: Taman Kenanga (one case)

- Riana Green Condominium

The management of this condominium issued a notice to residents today, saying that three Covid-19 positive cases have been detected at the residential complex so far.

It stated that there have been one case reported each at Block E, Block F and Block H.

The management also advised close contacts of the cases to practise self-isolation until they receive further instructions from the Health Ministry.

- Sri Bukit Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur

The management of Sri Bukit Persekutuan, an affluent neighbourhood in the city centre, issued a notice to residents today that one resident has been tested positive for Covid-19.

It said that the case was reported yesterday at the Semi-Detached/Townhouse area within Sri Bukit Persekutuan.

Residents are urged to limit the number of their visitors.

- The Holmes, Bandar Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur

A resident at this condominium located on Jalan Bakti was found positive for Covid-19, said a notice dated Jan 5 issued by its management.

The management has arranged for cleaning and sanitisation of the affected common areas.

- Villa Flora Condominium, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

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

All residents are advised to follow SOPs provided by authorities, practice personal hygiene, and seek immediate medical advice should they show any symptoms for the virus.

- Jalan Beka, Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur

Several members of a household have tested positive for Covid-19 while another member is still waiting to be tested.


EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

- Mahsa University main campus, Bandar Saujana Putra, Selangor

A staff member of the university has been tested positive for Covid-19.

This was confirmed by Mahsa University executive chairman Mohamed Haniffa Abdullah, who said the affected staff member has been taken to hospital while others identified as close contacts have taken swab tests and are currently under self-quarantine.

"On whether the university is to close down, we posed the same question to the Health Ministry and they have advised that we don't have to. We have to merely sanitize the necessary areas and offices where the staff was," he said in a text message.

The university currently has no day scholars as most students are studying virtually.

Haniffa said Mahsa's Open Day this weekend will continue as they have planned for it to be done virtually, as per the university's practice since Covid-19 pandemic started last year.


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