Jaya Grocer Mutiara Tropicana : One COVID-19 Case Today!

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Jaya Grocer just announced that an employee at their Mutiara Tropicana store tested positive for COVID-19!

Find out what happened, and if you should be concerned!


Jaya Grocer Mutiara Tropicana : Employee Positive For COVID-19!

On 27 January 2021, Jaya Grocer announced that an employee at their Mutiara Tropicana store tested positive for COVID-19.

This affected employee last reported to work on Friday, 22 January 2021. The employee, as well as all close contacts, has been quarantined.

This is the second time this Jaya Grocer outlet was affected by COVID-19. The last time was on 17 October 2020.

Jaya Grocer Mutiara Tropicana : Staff Positive For COVID-19

Jaya Grocer closed their Mutiara Tropicana store today, for cleaning and sanitisation; as well as to allow all other employees there to undergo their swab test.

This is the eighth Jaya Grocer outlet to be affected by COVID-19, after Empire Shopping GalleryDamansara Perdana, The Gardens Mall, Intermark Mall, KL East Mall, Glo Damansara, KLIA2, and 1 Utama.


Jaya Grocer Mutiara Tropicana COVID-19 Exposure : Official Statement

Here is the official statement by Jaya Grocer on the COVID-19 exposure at their Mutiara Tropicana store.

Dear Valued Customers,

It is with a heavy heart that we must inform you that one of our staff at Jaya Grocer Mutiara Tropicana tested positive for COVID-19 today, 27 January 2021. This staff last reported to work on Friday, 22 January 2021. As a precautionary measure, Jaya Grocer Mutiara Tropicana will be closed today.

Please rest assured that:
1. The aforementioned staff and all close contacts have been quarantined
2. All other staff at Jaya Grocer Mutiara Tropicana will be undergoing the swab test today
3. Jaya Grocer Mutiara Tropicana will been cleaned and sanitised in accordance with the guidelines set by the Ministry of Health by a government-approved, third-party company today.

We will open for business tomorrow on Thursday, 28 January 2021, at 9am.

The safety of our customers and staff remains our utmost priority. We will keep you informed via social media. Thank you for your continuous support. Please stay safe and healthy.



Jaya Grocer Mutiara Tropicana COVID-19 Case : What’s The Risk?

The risk would depend on whether the affected employees wore a face mask properly, maintained physical distance from customers and co-workers, as well as good hand hygiene.

It would also depend a lot on whether customers who came into contact wore their face masks properly, and practiced good hand hygiene.

The Ministry of Health will be tracing contacts, and those identified as close contacts will be asked to self-quarantine and get tested.

Let this be a reminder why it is critical that you wear a face mask in public at all times – they greatly reduce the risk of infection.

You should also maintain good hand hygiene by cleaning with soap and water, or a hand sanitiser.

COVID-19 is easily destroyed by soap, so even a simple cleaning operation will definitely clean the store of any infectious particles, albeit only temporarily.


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