WHEN a pupil at SJK(C) Khai Chee along Jalan Segambut, Kuala Lumpur, was diagnosed as Covid-19 positive, the school immediately conducted a round of sanitisation to ensure the safety of the student body and staff.
Parent-Teacher Association (PIBG) chairman Tan Sun Kiong contacted Segambut MCA chairman Datuk Daniel Ling Sia Chin for help.
Ling, who is also chairman of the Majlis Perwakilan Penduduk Wilayah Persekutuan (MPPWP) Segambut, immediately got in touch with the Sentul Volunteer Fire and Rescue Brigade.
In a Facebook post, Ling said the volunteer group arrived to carry out thorough disinfection works for the school. Classes have since resumed.
He said the school had consistently followed all standard operating procedure on pandemic prevention.
Measures have been implemented in adherence to the regulations set by the Education Ministry. Classrooms and washrooms have been sanitised and cleaned.
As there had been several cases of school students in Kuala Lumpur testing positive for Covid-19, the volunteer bridgade was likewise very occupied, said Ling, who added that the sanitisation supplies were obtained via donations from the public.
“As the number of confirmed positive cases remain high and a fourth wave looms, I pledge that the volunteer brigade will conduct sanitisation exercises when requested to, ” he said.
Tan expressed his gratitude to Ling and his team for their prompt response.
He also called on parents to do a good job of preventing the outbreak at home.
“Everyone plays a role in cooperating to achieve the goals of safety and health well-being at home or at school, ” Tan added.