Covid-19: Selangor Zakat Board confirms employee tested positive


SHAH ALAM (Bernama): The Selangor Zakat Board confirms that one of its employees at its headquarters in Section 13 here has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Board said Monday (Nov 23) that the employee had been confirmed Covid-19 positive on Sunday (Nov 22) after undergoing a screening test on Thursday (Nov 19) and had been sent for treatment at a hospital.

According to the statement, the employee was found a close contact of a family member who had tested positive for Covid-19 and had been ordered to undergo self quarantine for 14 days at home from Nov 11.

"During the period, the employee did not go to the Board's offices and did not have any dealings with any other employees or clients.

"The Board is working closely with the Health Ministry to ensure all actions to check the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic are implemented quickly," it said.

The Board also said a comprehensive disinfection programme had been implemented at the place of work involved under the stipulated guidelines.

The statement further said that customers dealing with the Selangor Zakat Board were urged to comply with the stipulated standard operating procedures at all the branch premises of the Board. - Bernama

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