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[UPDATED] Places In Klang Valley That Have Reported COVID-19 Cases Recently

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Cover image via SMK Taman SEA (Facebook)/theSundaily & 1 Utama Shopping Centre (Facebook)

The number of COVID-19 cases has surged in the Klang Valley, bringing the total number in Malaysia to 12,813

As of 5 October, 432 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the country.

Most of the cases involved those returning from Sabah.

Here's a breakdown of all the places in Klang Valley that have recently reported COVID-19 cases:

A gym member of Fitness First at Setia City Mall, Shah Alam, recently tested positive for COVID-19.

On 8 October, the mall's management released a statement reassuring that the premises, including the gym, has undergone deep cleaning.

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A teacher at SMK Taman SEA in Petaling Jaya has tested positive for COVID-19, according to theSundaily on 7 October.

She was infected after having been in close contact with a COVID-19 patient who returned from Kelantan on 5 October.

3. Huckleberry Food And Fare, Damansara Heights

A kitchen helper at Huckleberry Food And Fare in Damansara Heights has tested positive for COVID-19. 

In a statement on 6 October, the restaurant said that the employee had not been to work or met other colleagues since 30 September. The restaurant is currently closed and is undergoing disinfection processes.

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On 6 October, an employee at Sime Darby Property headquarters in Ara Damansara, PJ tested positive for COVID-19.

The staff was last in the office on 2 October, according to a report by Free Malaysia Today.

5. Pestech International Berhad, Oasis Ara Damansara

An employee from Pestech International Berhad tested positive for COVID-19 on 7 October.

Oasis Corporate Park management released a statement, which said that the staff from the company located at Meritus Block, had last checked in to the building on 5 October.

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On 5 October, 1 Utama Shopping Centre announced that an employee at Mac City Service Centre had tested positive for COVID-19.

He had clocked out from work on 30 September and had not stepped back on the premises since. 

A second COVID-19 case was reported on 8 October. It involves an Estee Lauder employee who works at Parkson in 1 Utama.

7. Paradigm Mall PJ

Padini Holdings announced on 5 October that one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19 at Brands Outlet in Paradigm Mall PJ.

A notice shared by Facebook page SJ Echo today, 30 September, reported of a COVID-19 case at Goodyear Court 2 in USJ.

The 34-year-old woman is believed to have just returned from Semporna and was admitted to the hospital on Sunday, 27 September.

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Lembah Pantai Member of Parliament (MP) Fahmi Fadzil's office and service centre have been temporarily closed following a staff member who had tested positive for COVID-19 today, 30 September.

According to a Facebook post by Lembah Pantai MP Fahmi Fadzil, the staff had returned from Sabah on 25 September. All employees, including himself, went through swab tests and will practise self-quarantine.

On 22 September, an employee from a UOB branch in Bandar Menjalara tested positive for COVID-19. It was reported that the man had just returned from Sabah, after visiting Lahad Datu and Semporna.

The branch is temporarily closed until 5 October, as it undergoes deep cleaning processes.

11. CIMB branch in Kota Damansara

Five staff were quarantined after they had been in close proximity to a COVID-19 patient at a CIMB branch in Kota Damansara.

On 22 September, The Edge Markets reported that the staff are from CIMB's Mobile Sales Force (MSF), which is on a separate floor from the branch.

In a statement, it added that "these five MSF staff have not been in contact with any CIMB Kota Damansara or TTDI branch staff".

On 26 September, a Nike employee from Sunway Pyramid tested positive for COVID-19.

The shopping mall said that it immediately carried out deep cleaning processes and encouraged those who had come into contact with the affected person to be screened and quarantined.

Image via Sunway Pyramid

13. AEON Mall, Nilai

A man from Kuantan, who tested positive for COVID-19, had visited AEON Mall in Nilai with his two kids on 19 September.

Deep cleaning and thorough sanitisation processes were immediately carried out at all affected areas of the mall.

A resident of Desa Green Serviced Apartments tested positive for COVID-19.

According to a statement released by its management on 26 September, the apartment building has been disinfected. 

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KL Gateway Mall released a statement on 27 September stating that an employee at Menara Suezcap 1 had been in contact with a COVID-19 patient. Although he has since tested negative, the office will remain temporarily closed until further notice.

A man who had taken part in a badminton competition at Desa Petaling Sports Complex was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. 

He was among 25 players who had participated in the competition.

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On 26 September, a NU Sentral employee was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19.

In a statement, the mall assured that it has conducted thorough sanitisation in accordance with the Safety and Health Guidelines issued by the MOH.

A member of Babel Fit in TTDI, who tested positive for COVID-19, had visited the gym multiple times between 9 and 17 September.

Babel Fit has since reached out to all members who had been in close contact with the person and they have all tested negative. However, the gym has instructed those involved to self-quarantine.

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The same member who went to Babel Fit had also visited Suria KLCC. The mall confirmed this in a statement on 27 September.

According to a statement by The Linc on 24 September, a parent of a child who studies at Trinity Kids had tested positive for COVID-19. All those in contact with the affected person had tested negative.

The school, which is located on Jalan Tun Razak, has since resumed operations on 25 September.

On Monday, 28 September, The Star confirmed that two students from SMK Pandamaran Jaya had tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from Sabah.

The students had attended a wedding in Tawau on 16 September.

A tenant from Sunway Nexis Biz Suites who just returned from Sabah has recently tested positive for COVID-19.

According to a statement today, 30 September, Sunway Nexis has completed the full sanitisation and deep cleaning of all affected areas.

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

The sudden hike in numbers has caused many to be concerned about a second lockdown:

Even if you test negative, experts advise for you to self-quarantine for 14 days:

Other than practising physical distancing, be sure that you're scanning your temperature and wearing masks the right way: