Malaysia’s Covid-19 numbers continue to soar today with 150 new cases recorded within a 24-hour period, an overwhelming majority of which are local transmissions.
Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the total number of cases in the country currently stands at 10,919, with the total number of active cases at 950.
He also said three new Covid-19 clusters were detected – two in Sabah and one in Kuala Lumpur.
From the 150 new cases, he said, 146 were local transmissions and four were imported.
Source : NST
The recent wave of Covid-19 cases has placed several shopping malls in the Klang Valley under the microscope.
In the last 10 days, several incidents have affected at least five malls, four of these in Kuala Lumpur and one in Selangor.
Most of the cases did not affect the entire mall but the premises of specific tenants.
Malaysia recording 150 new cases on 27 September. Of which, only four are imported with 146 being the local case, according to MOH.
- SURIA KLCC
The mall in Kuala Lumpur City Centre was visited by a member of Babel Fit, who tested positive on 23 September, Suria KLCC confirmed in a statement earlier this morning, 27 September.
Prior to which, Babel Fit had informed about the case on Friday night, 25 September.
2. Sunway Pyramid
A staff of Nike outlet on the first floor of the Sunway Pyramid Mall, Selangor, tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, 26 September, according to a statement by the Sunway Pyramid management.
The Nike staff, who had a travelling history, informed Sunway Pyramid about his test result.
“We would like to assure all tenants, vendors, and customers that the case is an isolated case and has been attended to immediately upon identification, together with the affected tenant in full compliance with the Ministry of Health (MOH) guidelines,” read the statement without providing the patient’s travel history.
3. The Linc KL
A parent of a child studying at Trinity Kids, located at The Linc KL on Jalan Tun Razak was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement by The Linc KL on 24 September.
“The Linc Development wishes to inform that a parent of a child at Trinity Kids, The Linc KL branch has just been tested COVID-19 positive. The said child was on a half-day program until noon and last attended school on Thursday, 17 September,” the KL shopping mall said in its statement on Thursday.
4. NU Sentral
An employee of the NU Sentral shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur has tested positive for COVID-19.
“The NU Sentral Management regrets to inform that one of our employees was tested positive for COVID-19 on 26 September,” read a statement by the management that was posted today, 27 September.
5. KL Gateway Mall
In a statement today, 27 September, the mall said that an employee of the Menara Suezcap 1 Office, who on 25 September was suspected to be COVID-19 positive, has now tested negative.
The employee was in close contacts with a COVID-19 patient who returned from Sabah.