PETALING JAYA: A worker at a skincare outlet at one of the largest malls in the Klang Valley tested positive for Covid-19.
The management of Gardens Mall (TGM) and Mid Valley Megamall (MVM) said the employee works at the London Sales Cosmetics Sdn Bhd (LSC), the company that operates Origani and Élévatione Time Stops in TGM and Surreal by Élévatione Time Stops in MVM.
"The employee informed her management at LSC on Oct 9 that one of her family members was exposed to the virus.
"She immediately isolated herself through self-quarantine and arrangements were made for her to take the Covid-19 test, which was confirmed positive on Oct 10.
"She did not exhibit any symptoms of Covid-19," it said in a Facebook post on Sunday night (Oct 11).
The management of TGM and MVM said it was informed of the positive test result on Sunday (Oct 11).
Upon confirmation of the case, it informed the Health Ministry and contact tracing has begun.
It said sanitisation and disinfection of all three outlets under LSC as well as all common areas throughout the entire two malls are ongoing.
The three outlets were closed immediately and will remain so until further notice.
"We would like to assure customers, tenants and visitors of TGM and MVM that their health and safety are of utmost importance.
"We have implemented precautionary measures to maintain high levels of cleanliness and hygiene as recommended by the government at both malls to ensure everyone’s health and safety.
"We will continue to monitor the situation closely together with the authorities and will provide updates as necessary," it said.
It also urged everyone to practise safe health measures as outlined by the Health Ministry, which include wearing a mask at all times, washing hands thoroughly with soap, and practising physical distancing.
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