- A total of 21 people linked to 1 Utama tested positive
- Mostly are tenant staff of the mall
- One security guard tested positive but did not contract it through the mall
- Closure of 1 Utama has been extended to another 14 days
1 Utama Records 21 + 1 Covid-Positive Cases To Date
This morning, the management of 1 Utama has clarified on their FB page that so far a total of 21 positive cases have been recorded from their mass swab test. The screening has been done for 6,000 mall and tenant staff from 11 to 12 October 2020. Continuous
Out of the 6,000, it has identified 20 tenant staff and 1 mall management staff as covid positive. Meanwhile, one security guard linked to 1 Utama has been tested positive. However, the guard had contracted it through a dormitory and not within the premises of the mall. All guards under the security company have since been removed for re-testing and to only re-deploy after cleared although all guards were all tested when they were first assigned.
This clarification comes after a statement from the Petaling District Disaster Management Committee stating that there are a total of 63 cases originating from 1 Utama, with most of them being security guards. You can read the full clarification from 1 Utama right here.
Photo: @1Utama (Facebook)
Stay Safe & Adhere To All SOPs When Outside
In the meantime, the entire mall is undergoing a thorough deep cleaning and sanitising as the mall is closed for another 2 more weeks. Here’s to hoping that everyone will continue to stay vigilant as always and have your face mask on whenever you’re outside. As always, stay safe and remain calm.
Source: 1 Utama FB Page
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