Menara City One in Jalan Munshi Abdullah, Kuala Lumpur has been placed under lockdown after 17 positive Covid-19 cases were detected at the venue.

Defense Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced that the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) will take effect at midnight today (Tuesday, 31st March) and will last till 13th April.

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As a result, 3,200 residents in 502 residential units and 49 shops at the condominium will be affected. Any in and out movements are fully prohibited at the moment. This is to prevent further spread of the coronavirus and also to allow unit to unit tests to be carried out.

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The residents can order food deliveries to be dropped off at the security posts at the lobby. There will be a medical base at the tower and all entrances and exits to the tower will be closed off,” Ismail Sabri was quoted as saying.

That is the risk when you stay in a condominium because of the high density and also everyone is using the few lifts,” said Tick Cheu Lun. Sph PH chimed in, “Be aware that the buttons on the control panel in an elevator is a possible source of bacteria, germs and viruses. If an infected person touches a button on the panel that button becomes a source of infection. The same goes for stair rails and walkalator rails.”

Zaiem Razak also commented, “Majority foreigners live in this residence. Please, stay safe.” Christopher Kim added, “Located at a very dense area some more. It’s gonna be bad. Pray!

Source: MalaysiaKini.

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