New Cluster of Positive Cases Detected Among Security Guards at Cheras Mall


Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham said today that a new cluster of positive COVID-19 cases had been identified among security guards at a mall in Cheras.

“10 positive cases have been detected in the cluster, nine of whom are Nepali while one is Malaysian.”

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“The cause of the cluster is still being investigated. Workers at the mall and their close contacts have been screened,” he said.

Noor Hisham also said that barbers and hair salons will remain closed for now as there are concerns of transmission between customers and employees.

He cited reports of infection between barbers and their customers in Japan and the US.

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Author: Keertan Ayamany
Publication: The Sun Daily
Title: Covid-19: New cluster of positive cases among security guards at Cheras mall detected

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