KL wholesale market: Ministry carrying out detection, contact tracing

Published on 28 Apr 2020 9:51:10 PM

Active case detection is being carried out at the Kuala Lumpur wholesale market to track other traders and close contacts of Covid-19 positive cases there.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the ministry believes that the positive cases in the locality, which has been placed under the enhanced movement control order, is linked to the Masjid Jamek Sri Petaling tabligh cluster.

“There are 74 positive cases linked to the area, where 13 cases are not (traders) from the wholesale market but are traders from other markets.

“They have bought vegetables there and have returned to other markets such as the market in Bahau,” he said.

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