Covid-19: Royal Lake Club and Gamuda Walk confirm a case each, measures being taken


PETALING JAYA: The Royal Lake Club Kuala Lumpur has confirmed that one of its members tested positive for Covid-19, and Gamuda Walk in Kota Kemuning, Shah Alam, confirmed the same with one of its staff members.

Royal Lake Club president Manjeet Singh Dhillon said the member had been confirmed as being Covid-19 positive on Monday (Nov 23) after undergoing a test on the same day.

The member was a close contact of a visitor who had tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday (Nov 21), he said in a statement Tuesday (Nov 24).

The visitor was asymptomatic earlier, he added.

Following the incident, Manjeet said an instructor and the three other participants who were with the member at a yoga session at the club’s recreation hall last Tuesday (Nov 17) were immediately informed and told to undergo screening.

“All subsequent yoga classes involving the same group were cancelled.

“The recreation hall and several areas have been closed for sanitisation. All indoor activities in the recreation hall have been cancelled until Nov 26, ” he said.

He added that the club office is performing contact tracing of the group on the premises and has called on members who are being contacted to cooperate.

Separately, Gamuda Walk said that the mall would be closed from Nov 24 to Nov 26 for sanitisation after a member of its staff tested positive on Tuesday (Nov 24).

In a statement, the management said the staff member has been admitted to a government hospital and they were assisting health authorities with the contact tracing.

"Gamuda Walk will be closed from Nov 24 to Nov 26 for sanitisation in accordance with Health Ministry's safety and health guidelines.

"We would like to assure all tenants, vendors and customers that the case is an isolated case and has been attended to immediately," it said.

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