JOHOR BARU: The Johor Mentri Besar’s office, which is located in the state administrative capital of Kota Iskandar here, will be temporarily closed from Sunday (Jan 31) until Tuesday (Feb 2) following a Covid-19 case.
In a statement on Saturday (Jan 30), it said the closure would allow cleaning and sanitation works to be carried out.
Following the temporary closure, all appointments would be postponed to a later date.
The public, who have important appointments, are urged to contact the relevant officers pertaining to their matter.
The state government also advised the public to always adhere to all standard operating procedures (SOP) that have been implemented to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
This includes wearing face masks, using hand sanitisers and staying at home unless having important errands to run.
This is the second state government office in the country that has to be temporarily closed due to Covid-19.
The office of the Kedah Mentri Besar in Wisma Darul Aman would also be closed from Sunday until Feb 2 following a Covid-19 case at a state government department located in the building.
Based on information uploaded onto the state government’s official website, the Mentri Besar’s office will reopen next Wednesday (Feb 3).
Also closed is the Kedah Integrity and Governance Department located in the same building from Friday (Jan 29) until Feb 6 to allow for sanitisation work and self-quarantine of all its personnel following the confirmation of a positive Covid-19 case among its staff members.
Through another post on Facebook, the Kedah State Water Resources Board (LSANK) said its operations were also closed to the public from Friday until next Saturday (Feb 6).
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