Another day, another bad news received by frequent mall-goers out there.
Yesterday (Thursday, 12th March), our friends at Murai reported that a kindergarten teacher at the R.E.A.L Kids, Evolve Concept Mall located in Ara Damansara was tested positive for Covid-19.
The management team took to their official Facebook to confirm the news. The female tutor had been showing earlier symptoms of the disease. As a result, the learning institute had to shut down their operations for 3 days – starting from Wednesday (11th March) until today (13th March).
The notice also stated that fellow teachers as well as other staffs showed no signs of being infected with coronavirus. As at time of writing, the diagnosed teacher is currently under self-isolation.
Read the statement below:
In relating news, a similar incident took place at a Brands Outlet shop in Ampang Point Shopping Centre, Ampang. This came after rumours started circulating that a few staff members were allegedly being infected by the virus following their trip abroad.
In a statement that went viral online, the retail brand’s management team made some updates that reads:
“As a matter of precaution, we are closing Brands Outlet at Ampang Point Shopping Centre for temporary with effect from 11th March (Wednesday) for the self-initiated of outlet disinfection and and sanitisation services.”
The statement continues:
“We have identified the team members who may have been exposed to the Covid-19 due to their private overseas trip and have sent them for tests. Other team members have also been quarantined and be socially responsible during the quarantine, by avoiding from going to the public and maintaining distance from others during the period.
The management would continue to work closely with the authorities in reference to any further action. Any new development will be announced and informed by us.”
In addition, it’s reported that a worker at Sunway Putra Mall was diagnosed with Covid-19 after undergoing a screening test. Word has it that the individual got infected following close contact with someone outside of the mall.
The news was confirmed by the management officials themselves in an official notice posted on Wednesday (11th March). They’ve assured that the person is currently being treated at a government hospital and thorough sanitisation procedure is already in progress.
Check out the full statement by the management team here:
It’s crazy knowing that all of the reported cases happened on the same day.