Paradigm Mall just confirmed that a Brands Outlet staff member tested positive for COVID-19.
Find out what happened, and what measures they took to mitigate risks to the public and other workers at Paradigm Mall!
Paradigm Mall : Brands Outlet Staff Infected With COVID-19!
Following 1 Utama’s announcement, Paradigm Mall just confirmed that a staff member of Brands Outlet (Lot CF05 and CF07) tested positive for COVID-19.
This staff member has a roommate (not a Brands Outlet staff member or any other outlets at the mall) who recently returned from Sabah, on or about 27 September 2020.
This staff member was on annual leave from 27 September to 1 October, and he only reported to work on Friday, 2 October 2020. At that time, his temperature was below 37.5 °C, and he was asymptomatic.
Subsequently, he was contacted and notified by the Ministry of Health that his roommate tested positive for COVID-19. Accordingly, he applied for medical leave in order to get tested, and has not reported for work since Friday.
Steps Taken By Paradigm Mall + Brands Outlet
In line with the Ministry of Health’s guidelines, Brands Outlet at Paradigm Mall initiated these actions :
- perform contact tracing of staff and shoppers in direct contact with the affected staff member
- temporarily close the Brands Outlet at Paradigm Mall
- perform a thorough sanitisation and deep cleaning of the outlet
- arrange for their staff to be screened for COVID-19
- their staff will undergo 14 days of mandatory self-isolation
Any shoppers believe that they were in close contact with any staff member of this Brands Outlet on Friday, 2 October 2020, they should contact :
As for Paradigm Mall, they say they will continue to perform the same mitigation measures they have employed since the pandemic began :
- Performing daily sanitisation of the mall areas, including sanitisation every 2 hours for high touch areas, in accordance with the procedures and protocols advised by the regulatory authorities.
- Strict temperature screening procedures using contactless thermal scanners and contact tracing through MySejahtera and internally developed Servedeck contact tracing application, at all entry points.
- Requiring the use of facemasks inside our premises
- Limiting entry points at the mall for better crowd control
- Encouraging frequent hand washing and sanitising
- Requiring adherence to social distancing requirements
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- Avoid suspected cases or disease hotpots, like hospitals, if possible!
- Avoid public events and crowds
- Keep our hands clean with soap or hand sanitiser
- Keep our home, office, vehicles, etc. clean
- If you need to wear a surgical mask, make sure you put it on and remove it properly!
- Wash your food with water (and soap) after purchase and before preparation
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