Popular Bangsar supermarket closes for sanitisation after staff test positive for Covid-19

A general view at the main entrance of Teng Mini Market Centre in Kuala Lumpur January 9, 2021. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa
A general view at the main entrance of Teng Mini Market Centre in Kuala Lumpur January 9, 2021. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 — Teng Mini Market Centre (TMC), a popular supermarket in Bangsar here will be shut today for Covid-19 sanitisation.

In a Facebook post today, TMC’s management said the store will be closed for 24 hours after two of its workers tested positive for Covid-19.

It added that contact tracing will be carried out by the Health Ministry.

“In order to conduct a full sanitisation and deep cleaning process, TMC Bangsar will be closed for 24 hour starting from January 11, 2021 to ensure the safety and well-being of everyone.

“MOH will conduct the necessary contact tracing and customers may refer to MOH for further verification,” the post read.

In another public post, Huckleberry in Bangsar Shopping Centre (BSC) also informed patrons that one of its kitchen staff had contracted Covid-19.

The outlet said that the staff was last present in the premise on January 7.

“Our Bangsar Shopping Centre outlet has been closed immediately following the news of his test results for deep cleaning and thorough sanitisation. All our staff from the outlet-kitchen and front of house/service-are undergoing RT-PCR testing and will undergo the necessary quarantine,” the outlet’s notice read.

The management of the Huckleberry Hospitality Group also assured customers that its staff do not move between outlets, and have always observed the necessary standard operating procedures (SOPs).

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