The Health Ministry has identified a new cluster of positive Covid-19 cases among security guards at a mall in Cheras. A total of 10 positive cases have been detected so far. Of the 10, nine cases involved Nepalese while the other is a Malaysian.

The Health DG, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that the cause of the cluster was still being investigated, and that all workers and close contacts had been screened.

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He also said all the Nepalese were staying in the same place in Cheras. Other than the security guards, all the other workers of a supermarket in the mall were also screened.

So far, 436 people have been screened for Covid-19, with 10 testing positive, 347 testing negative and 79 still waiting for their results.

Stay tuned for more covid-19 updates!

News credit: The Star Malaysia