Covid-19: Rapid Rail confirms transit officer has tested positive, quarantined at Sungai Buloh Hospital

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Rapid Rail Sdn Bhd confirmed Sunday (Oct 25) that an employee who works as a transit officer on the MRT Kajang Line has tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently undergoing quarantine at Sungai Buloh Hospital.

The company said as the operator of the MRT Kajang Line, it has ensured that the employee’s work place was cleaned and disinfected according to Health Ministry guidelines on Saturday (Oct 24) night.

"As for the trains, it is our standard operating procedure (SOP) for all trains to be sanitised and cleaned every night after operation.

"All other staff who have had close contact with the employee have been urged to undergo self quarantine for 14 days as set under the Health Ministry's SOPs," the statement said, adding that the employee had not been on duty since Oct 21.

All relevant agencies, including the National Security Council, the Transport Ministry and the Land Public Transport Agency (APAD) had been informed, it added.

Rapid Rail added that the MRT Kajang Line service and all other public transport services operated by Prasarana Sdn Bhd (LRT, monorail, Rapid Transit Bus and stage buses) are safe for public use and commuters are advised to comply with the SOPs such as wearing face masks, having their body temperature checked and register with the MySejahtera application or in the logbook, before boarding the train. - Bernama

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