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Semenyih immigration detention centre under probe after two detainees test positive for Covid-19

Published on 22 May 2020 5:48:07 PM

Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the Semenyih immigration detention centre is now under Covid-19 investigation after two detainees tested positive for the virus.

This follows the Health Ministry's announcement on Thursday (May 21) that a new Covid-19 cluster had been detected at the Bukit Jalil immigration depot.

A total of 60 detainees have been found to be Covid-19 positive at both the depots.

The Health Ministry has conducted swab tests on a total of 1,200 undocumented migrants at the Bukit Jalil depot and 1,600 at Semenyih.

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