A Gym Member Of Fitness First At Setia City Mall Has Now Tested Positive For COVID-19

Fitness First Malaysia has assured that the member did not train at any of its other clubs in the network.

Cover image via Setia City Mall

A member of Fitness First at Setia City Mall in Shah Alam has tested positive for COVID-19, the mall management said in a statement

In the statement earlier today, 8 October, the Setia City Mall management said that the members of the Fitness First team on duty have undergone the COVID-19 test and will observe a 14-day self-quarantine.

"Our partner has also put together another team so that they can continue to serve their members," it said.

Both Fitness First and the mall has undergone deep cleaning

According to the mall management, they had commissioned a specialist deep cleaning team last night, 7 October, in addition to their "frequent and diligent cleaning and disinfection procedures".

"Our valued shoppers and friends, please be assured that we are in close contact with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and other relevant authorities and will keep you informed of any updates," it said.

Meanwhile, Fitness First Malaysia has not released any official statement on its social media platforms so far. However, members have since publicly shared copies of notice they received in email.

The notice, which the gym has acknowledged is from them, was sent to members on Wednesday evening, 7 October.

Fitness First Malaysia detailed that the member last visited the gym at 8pm on Friday, 2 October.

The member "did not display any symptoms during health screening on arrival to the club", it said.

Without providing any information, Fitness First Malaysia said that the member was "called for a COVID-19 test and was confirmed positive thereafter" on 7 October.

The gym assured that the member "did not train at any of our other clubs in the network", adding that the club at Setia City Mall will "open as usual" today morning, 8 October.

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