41 students in Nilai test positive for Covid-19


SEREMBAN: Forty-one students at Politeknik Nilai here have tested positive for Covid-19, says state health exco S. Veerapan.

He said 11 students had initially tested positive on Dec 8 after they underwent screening.“As of Dec 15, 440 students and close contacts had been screened and 399 were found to be negative for Covid-19,” he said.

He added that 14 individuals who tested positive earlier had been allowed to go home after receiving treatment.

“Ten have been sent to the Tampin Quarantine and Treatment Centre, one admitted to the hospital and the remaining have been housed in a hostel at the polytechnic,” he said.

Another 38 close contacts have also been quarantined at another block.

Separately, Veerapan said 10 members of a family in Broga had been infected.

He said two individuals later returned to their home in Kg Broga and another three went back to theirs in Semenyih, Selangor.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!
   

Next In Nation

Anwar to meet govt depts, agencies to focus on cost of living issues on Nov 27
Dr Wee congratulates JDT on Malaysia Cup victory
Malaysia Cup 2022: JDT take trophy after downing Red Giants 2-1
Anwar: Addressing rising cost of living is top priority
Graduates must prepare to face workplace challenges, says Tuanku Muhriz
Stage four cancer patient receives PhD at UiTM convocation
Malaysia keen to enhance ties with Somalia, says Anwar
Bukit Jalil a hive of activity ahead of Malaysia Cup final
Draft Public Services Act to protect, streamline civil service, urges ex-chief secretary
Kedah confident it won't be marginalised by Federal Govt, says MB

Others Also Read