An employee of the NU Sentral shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the management
"The NU Sentral Management regrets to inform that one of our employees was tested positive for COVID-19 on 26 September," read the statement by the management that was posted today, 27 September.
In the statement, NU Sentral said that the Ministry of Health (MOH) has immediately conducted contact tracing and all close contacts have undergone COVID-19 testing.
"The first COVID-19 test results of the employees are all negative," the management said.
"Nevertheless, all employees are required to be self-quarantined for 14 days and they will be working remotely but can be contacted as usual."
NU Sentral assured that the case is an isolated one
"We would like to assure all tenants, vendors, and customers that the case is an isolated case and has been immediately attended upon identification. We are working closely with MOH on any further follow-up measures that may be required," read the statement.
The management did not say anything about the staff's travel history, if any.
However, as a precautionary action, NU Sentral has conducted a thorough sanitisation of the whole mall, the management said
"We will continue to undertake these necessary preventive and precautionary measures as the safety of our employees, business associates, and members of the public are very important to us," the statement read.
"We kindly advise all of our shoppers to continue adhering to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued by MOH, practising good hygiene, wearing masks, and maintaining social distancing at all times."
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