Connect with us


JKR KL Headquarters Employee Tests Positive For Covid-19 After Returning From Sarawak


Pjimage 2020 09 17T175117.134
Source: FourSquare & The Straits Times

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

In a Facebook statement by the Public Works Department (JKR), an employee from the JKR Headquarters in Jalan Sultan Salahuddin, Kuala Lumpur has tested positive for Covid-19 on 16 September 2020 and has been hospitalised for further treatment in Hospital Sungai Buloh, Selangor.

Based on the travel chronology shared in the statement, he was reported to be present at the office from 7 to 9 September. On September 10, he was present at the winding-up session on the Debate of the Royal Decree (Dewan Negara) in the Parliament. At 2am on the same day, he was also present at the Road Gazette Meeting, Tanjung Room in Block A, Ministry of Works.

Unnamed 20

Ministry of works building.

He went to the office on 11 September while from 12 to 13 September, he was at home for the weekend. On September 14, he arrived at the office at 8 am before leaving for Kuching at 11 am to attend a meeting at JKR Sarawak. He stayed at the Hilton Hotel there and was reportedly swab tested at the Kuching airport.

Yq Malaysiaswab 10062020

While he was on his way back to Kuala Lumpur on 16 September, he was contacted by Kuching Hospital and was positively tested. Both flights to and fro were Air Asia and his arrival at KLIA was accompanied by officials from Sungai Buloh Hospital.

JKR reassured that they’ve released a list of close contact people with the patient who will undergo a health screening and quarantine process at home. “Proactive measures have been taken by carrying out the disinfection process on office space and the surrounding area,” the statement said.


Also read: Health D-G: 21 New Positive Covid-19 Cases, 15 Recovered & New Cluster SELAMAT Detected in Sabah


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

Just In

My Post 2021 09 17T142310.254 1 My Post 2021 09 17T142310.254 1
News21 hours ago

Around 1,733 LGBTQ Malaysians Have Been Sent To Religious Camps To Be ‘Nurtured’ As Of June 2021

Malaysia has always had rather strict views on the matters of the LGBTQ community. So much so, that the Malaysian...

Collage 26 Collage 26
News1 day ago

5 Tourists Test Positive For Covid-19 in Langkawi On First Day Of Govt’s Tourism Bubble Pilot Project

Yesterday (16 September), a total number of 3,200 tourists stepped foot in Langkawi after the island finally opened its doors...

Ft Divorce Ft Divorce
News1 day ago

PM: Almost 78,000 Couples Nationwide Have Divorced Since The Start Of The Pandemic in 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has certainly created a range of hardships that people have had to endure. One of the most...

My Post 2021 09 16T173600.630 My Post 2021 09 16T173600.630
News2 days ago

3,200 Tourists Arrived In Langkawi On 16 Sept, The First Day Of The Tourism Bubble Pilot Project

Today marks the first day that tourists are allowed to travel to Langkawi in the government’s Langkawi Tourism Bubble Pilot...

Zumba Zumba
News2 days ago

Physical Contact Sports Allowed In Klang Valley For Fully Vaccinated Individuals Starting 17 Sept

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced yesterday (15 September) that physical sports and recreational activities are now allowed...

Internet22 Internet22
News2 days ago

KKMM Launches New “Affordable” Internet Packages To Aid Teenagers, Students & Families Starting 15 Oct

The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) has launched two new Internet Packages yesterday (15 September) in hopes of helping teenagers...

Sarawak Sarawak
News2 days ago

Fully Vaccinated Individuals Can Enter Sarawak Without 14-Day Quarantine Starting 16 Sept

No Fully vaccinated individuals will be allowed to enter Sarawak without having to undergo the 14-day quarantine as previously implemented....

My Post 2021 09 15T144309.692 My Post 2021 09 15T144309.692
News3 days ago

‘Memalukan’ Chanted Across Parliament After Jelutong MP Kicked Out For Using The Word On Deputy Speaker

It’s no secret that Malaysian parliamentary sessions are just plain chaotic, so much so that parliamentary sittings in other countries...


Latest Videos