Mid Valley Sees 2nd COVID-19 Case After Machines Employee Tests Positive

The employee has not been at work since clocking out on 8 October.

Cover image via KL Gadget Guy & Free Malaysia Today

Mid Valley Megamall in Kuala Lumpur has recorded its second COVID-19 case after a tenant's employee tested positive

According to a statement on Facebook today, 12 October, Apple products reseller Machines confirmed that one of their employees at their Mid Valley outlet tested positive for the coronavirus.

Image via KL Gadget Guy

The employee had informed the company on Saturday, 10 October, of multiple COVID-19 cases in the apartment where he lives

Machines immediately arranged for the staff's testing and self quarantine and just received the results of the test today.

They added that the employee had not been at work since clocking out on Thursday, 8 October.

The Machines outlet in Mid Valley will be closed for disinfection and cleaning until further notice

The company assured that they are working closely with the Ministry of Health (MOH) to identify the affected employee's close contacts to also undergo testing and quarantine.

"We shall be conducting wider precautionary testing in the interest of the safety of our employees and customers," reads the statement.

"We would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone to adhere to MOH's and the National Security Council's guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs) to deter the spread of the disease and keep our community safe."

Read the statement here:

Keep practising physical distancing and wash your hands often. Watch the latest update on the COVID-19 situation:

The first confirmed COVID-19 case in Mid Valley was announced yesterday, 11 October:

Defence Minister Ismail Sabri just announced that a Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) will be enforced in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, and Putrajaya:

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