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JUST IN: Jalan Othman Wet Market Closed After Trader Tests Positive For Covid-19




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Source: Malay Mail & China Press

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The popular wet market known as Pasar Besar Jalan Othman was officially closed by health authorities today after a trader tested positive for Covid-19 .

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Johary Anuar, Petaling district officer said the trader tested positive for the virus on 24th April in his statement.

“We were informed that the 51-year-old trader is part of the Kuala Lumpur wholesale market Covid-19 cluster as the trader had gone to the wholesale market to get his supplies. In this market here, the trader is from the fish section,” said the officer as reported by Malay Mail.

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Before the Jalan Othman wet market was shut down, the Taman Megah market was also closed yesterday after a 49-year-old trader from the vegetable section reportedly tested positive for the virus. A screening was set to be conducted for the Taman Megah market at 9am tomorrow (28th April) whereas the Jalan Othman wet market is set to undergo its screening on Wednesday (29th April) at 9am.

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“For affected sections like the Jalan Othman wet market’s fish section and Taman Megah market’s vegetable section, it is compulsory for all traders in this section to be present for screening,” added the officer in his statement.

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Authorities have also advised citizens who may have come into contact with the traders during the respective periods below to immediately visit the Kelana Jaya SS6 and Taman Medan health clinics for screening:

  • Jalan Othman wet market from 5th April to 18th April
  • Taman Megah market from 11th April to 25th April

The Jalan Othman wet market hosts a total of 578 market traders, including 21 traders alone from the fish section.

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This closure comes right after eight parcels of a residential area located in the Selayang wholesale market was faced with the enhanced MCO to prevent the further spread of the virus. As a result, the Kuala Lumpur wholesale market and Pasar Borong Harian Selayang has since been closed. After screening, the KL wholesale market was cleared to resume operations last Friday.

Stay safe guys! 


Also read: JUST IN: Selayang Wholesale Market And Taman Seri Murni On Lockdown, Entrances Guarded With Barbed Wires

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Source: Malay Mail
Source: China Press
Source: China Press
Source: Malay Mail
Source: China Press

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