fbpx
Connect with us
TOPICS

News

76 Kindergartens & Daycare Centres in Kedah Ordered To Close, Parents Close Contacts of Sivagangga Cluster

Published

Kindia
Source: Facebook & Sin Chew Daily

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

A total of 73 kindergartens and three daycare centres in Kubang Pasu have been ordered to close after a new cluster was detected in the area.

According to Bernama, the premises under the Community Development Department (Kemas) in Kubang Pasu were ordered to close on 29 July after several parents of the students were close contacts of the Sivagangga Cluster.

T2 0X76X329X26666840D1E 533F 4663 896A F55Bd8D66507

State Kemas director Noor Azman Abd Rahman said the directive was issued as a preventive measure to ensure that there is no spread of Covid-19 in the district.

“A total of 1,605 kindergarten students and 62 daycare centre students were involved in the 14-day closure or until we receive a directive and advice from the Health Office. Today, all parents have been directed to take their children home,” he said.

“The temporary closure was to allow cleaning and disinfection work to be carried out in all premises according to the standard operating procedure (SOP) as stipulated by the government.”

Tabika Kemas Kampung Natoi, Tabika Pekam Jitra, Tabika Kampung Bemban and Tabika Kampung Tebing were the kindergartens believed to have had close contact with the Sivagangga Cluster.

“The close contact involves guardians/parents who we believed have gone to a restaurant in Napoh, while Tabika Kampung Tebing is situated about 500 metres from the restaurant,” he said.

Siva

The Sivagangga Cluster was detected when a restaurant owner, violated the home quarantine order when he went out to look after his shop during his quarantine period.

In a post on Facebook, the man who runs a Nasi Kandar shop in Pekan Napoh near Jitra came back from abroad and was sitting at a table in his shop while talking with another man who is believed to be a customer.

Photos show that he still had the pink wristband from the Ministry of Health on his wrist. According to Sin Chew Daily, the man was detained by the police and fined RM1,000 but by then, he had already passed the disease to several others.

109545245 778498219554047 958418059993073549 N 1

109416432 3052459408141670 1847149994338582979 N 1

While he tested negative upon his return, he tested positive for his second screening on 29 July along with five others who were in close contact with him from the cluster.

The premise was immediately ordered to close down, however it is believed that many customers had visited the shop from 13th July to 24th July. Not only are the visitors of the restaurant Napoh residents, but also lorry drivers from Bukit Kayu Hitam, Perlis travelling south who have not been unidentified.

116434017 2791448201092647 4621008499855502572 N 1

116045527 2791448231092644 2890029252114443741 N 1 116053673 2791448284425972 4179065251456453715 N 1

 

Also read: Man in Kedah Who Returned From India Fined RM1,000 For Violating Home Quarantine Order

Fire

Source: Facebook
Source: Facebook
Source: Penang Kini
Source: Penang Kini
Source: Penang Kini


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

My Post 1 2022 11 30T173444.698 My Post 1 2022 11 30T173444.698
News10 hours ago

62yo Melaka Man Faces Multiple Charges After Shooting Neighbour’s Cat To Death With Air Rifle

An elderly man in Ayer Keroh, Melaka, is facing charges in court after he shot his neighbour’s cat to death...

Collage 56 Collage 56
News11 hours ago

Actor Who Portrays PM10 in an Upcoming Movie Escapes Prison Sentence, Fined RM5K for Drug Use

If you keep tabs on the local entertainment industry, you might be aware that there’s a biopic about PM10, Dato...

Collage 8 2 Collage 8 2
News12 hours ago

Local Radio DJ Nearly Gets Shot at Her House After Bullets Go Through Front Door, PDRM Investigates

Being at home with doors closed, unfortunately, may not mean you’re completely safe anymore.  Early this morning (November 30), a...

Ft Motor Ft Motor
News13 hours ago

Kelantan Police Announce That Number of Cases of ‘Mat Rempits’ in the State Have Increased by 49%

One of the major issues that Malaysian road users have to face is the existence of ‘mat rempits’ on our...

Ft Monks Ft Monks
News17 hours ago

Buddhist Temple in Bangkok Left Monk-less After All of Them Tested Positive For Meth

Based on a report by AFP, a Buddhist temple in central Thailand was left without monks after all its holy...

My Post 1 2022 11 30T105454.733 My Post 1 2022 11 30T105454.733
News17 hours ago

Sany Hamzan Makes Police Reports Against Social Media Users Who Use Race & Religion as Political Weapon

A few days back, a Selangor state assemblyman, Mohd Sany Hamzan called for the Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) to be...

Anwar Loafer Ft Anwar Loafer Ft
News18 hours ago

PM Anwar Ibrahim Responds To Tweet About His RM5,500 Loafers, Says It’s a Gift from Johor Sultan

Just over the weekend, Malaysia has celebrated the fact that a new prime minister was appointed after being in a...

Ft Lrt 1 Ft Lrt 1
News1 day ago

Another Day, Another Disruption to RapidKL’s Kelana Jaya Line LRT Service

Less than a month since the major disruptions to RapidKL’s LRT service, it appears that there has been no change....

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY