7-Eleven staff member tested positive for Covid-19

29 Mar 2020 / 20:56 H.

PETALING JAYA: A staff of 7-Eleven Malaysia has tested positive for Covid-19 and is receiving medical attention at a government hospital.

7-Eleven Malaysia said the staff member was based at the 7-Eleven store in Jalan Bunus, Kuala Lumpur.

“Thorough sanitisation and deep cleansing of the store is being carried out and will remain closed until further notice,“ it said in a statement.

“All those in direct contact with the affected staff member have been placed under home quarantine until the appropriate medical clearance is given by the authorities.”

7-Eleven also said that it is carrying out detailed contact tracing along with the Ministry of Health (MOH) to identify and inform those who had close contact with the affected staff, as well as investigate where the staff member might have contracted it from.

“We would like to assure that preventive measures across our operations to curb the spread of Covid-19 has already been implemented, including regular sanitization of our stores, enhanced personal hygiene protocols for our staff members and social distancing measures in-store for customers, among others as the safety and well-being of our customers and staff members are of the utmost importance to us,” it added.

It is monitoring the situation closely and further updates will be provided, For any further queries, contact:, it added.

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