Mimos employee tests positive for Covid-19

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 19 Mar 2020

BUKIT JALIL (Bernama): Mimos Berhad has confirmed that an employee at its Technology Park Malaysia office in Bukit Jalil tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday (March 18) and is now receiving medical attention at Hospital Kuala Lumpur.

All entry to Mimos is now prohibited until March 31.

The affected employee, a 28-year-old engineer, had gone to seek treatment after developing symptoms, and was subsequently diagnosed as positive with Covid-19.

Following the confirmed case, Mimos has intensified its control measures to prevent possible risks of the virus spreading.

Mimos had started precautionary measures and made arrangements for temporary closure of its offices in Technology Park Malaysia and Kulim Hi-Tech Park in Kedah, from Wednesday until March 31 during the movement control order (MCO).

As a standard measure, all employees who have been in direct contact with the affected employee from March 2 until 12 have also been asked to undergo screening and testing; and observe self-quarantine by staying at home for the next 14 days.

All visitors to Mimos office in Technology Park Malaysia from March 2 until 12 are advised to seek medical care if they developed symptoms of Covid-19.

Mimos is Malaysia’s national Applied Research and Development Centre. It's a strategic agency under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti). - Bernama

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