Jaya Grocer at the Jaya Shopping Centre just got hit by another COVID-19 case.
Find out what happened, and if you should be concerned!
Jaya Grocer @ Jaya Shopping Centre : Another COVID-19 Case!
On 7 August 2021, Jaya Grocer announced that two of their staff at their Jaya Shopping Centre outlet tested positive for COVID-19.
On 23 September 2021, Jaya Grocer announced that one of their store assistants, who last worked on 21 September 2021 at their Jaya Shopping Centre outlet, tested positive for COVID-19.
All close contacts were quarantined, and the other staff members underwent swab tests, while the store was cleaned overnight.
21 Jaya Grocer outlets have been affected by COVID-19 this year, including Bangi Gateway Mall, SS15 Courtyard Sunway Geo, Damansara Perdana, Jaya 33, Gardens Mall, DPulze Cyberjaya, Mutiara Tropicana, Empire Shopping Gallery, Intermark Mall, KL East Mall, Glo Damansara, KLIA2, and 1 Utama.
Jaya Grocer Jaya Shopping Centre : Official Statement
Here was the latest official statement by Jaya Grocer on the COVID-19 exposure at their Jaya Shopping Centre outlet.
Dear Valued Customers,
Upon learning that one of our store assistants at Jaya Grocer Jaya Shopping Centre tested positive for COVID-19, we immediately decided to close Jaya Grocer Jaya Shopping Centre at 4.15pm today, 23rd September 2021, in order for our staff to undergo swab tests in compliance with the Ministry of Health’s regulations. The staff’s last day of work was on 21st September 2021. As per our standard modus operandi, we will be quarantining all close contacts of the aforementioned staff.
Jaya Grocer Jaya Shopping Centre will be cleaned and sanitised today in accordance with the guidelines set by the Ministry of Health by a government-approved, third-party company. Please note that all of our fresh produce will be replaced to ensure freshness.
Jaya Grocer Jaya Shopping Centre will reopen tomorrow on Friday, 24th September 2021. All returning staff will consist of individuals who have tested negative and are not close contacts of the aforementioned staff.
Please rest assured that your safety remains our utmost priority. Thank you for your continuous support. Please stay safe and healthy.
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THE JAYA GROCER MANAGEMENT
Jaya Grocer Jaya Shopping Centre COVID-19 Case : What’s The Risk?
Anyone who shopped at the Jaya Grocer outlet in Jaya Shopping Centre should be wary and self-quarantine if possible.
The risk will be low if both the affected employees and all customers wore face masks, and maintained physical distance.
The Ministry of Health will be conducting contact tracing for all positive cases, 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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