Covid-19: PJ OCPD cleared for duty after self-quarantining


PETALING JAYA: Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Nik Ezanee Mohd Faisal has been cleared for duty.

The district police chief had made a decision to self-quarantine, after coming in contact with a close contact of a Covid-19 positive case.

Deputy Petaling Jaya OCPD Supt Ku Mashariman Ku Mahmood said ACP Nik Ezanee had self quarantined for three days.

"The Petaling District Medical Officer who was the close contact had taken a Covid-19 screening which came back negative.

"This has cleared ACP Nik Ezanee for duty," he said in a statement on Wednesday (Oct 14).

It was reported that hours after holding a press conference on the enhanced movement control order (MCO) at a workers’ hostel on Monday (Oct 12), ACP Nik Ezanee also made the decision to self-quarantine himself.

“I was informed around 2pm by a District Health official that someone whom I had been in contact with over the planning on the enhanced MCO here was a close contact to a positive case, ” he had said.

Several reporters who covered the press conference also took the decision to self-quarantine.

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