2 Students In Klang Secondary School Test Positive For COVID-19

The two students have been quarantined.

Cover image via SMK Pendamaran Jaya & AFP/Bangkok Post

Two students from a secondary school in Port Klang, Selangor have tested positive for COVID-19

Selangor Health director Datuk Dr Sha'ari Ngadiman confirmed with The Star on Monday, 28 September, that there are two COVID-19 cases in Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Pendamaran Jaya.

He said that the news has been conveyed to Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Selangor education director Izmi Ismail said he was informed that the two students have been quarantined

"The school has also sanitised the classrooms," he added, after the state Health department visited the school at noon.

The English daily also reported that several messages regarding the two cases circulated WhatsApp earlier today.

One message instructed teachers to come in early this morning to sanitise the classrooms, while another stated that there was no direction from the state education department to vacate the school.

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The students are siblings who had recently returned from Tawau, Sabah, where they attended a wedding on 16 September

Malaysiakini journalist Aidila Razak reported that the two students tested positive after returning from Sabah, and are now being treated at Sungai Buloh Hospital.

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