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Village Grocer KL Gateway : Cashier Positive For COVID-19!

Village Grocer just announced that a cashier at their KL Gateway store just tested positive for COVID-19!

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


Village Grocer KL Gateway : Yet Another COVID-19 Case!

On 4 March 2021, Village Grocer announced a cashier at their KL Gateway store just tested positive for COVID-19.

The cashier last reported to work on 2 March 2021.

Village Grocer closed their KL Gateway store at 4:30 PM for a deep cleaning and sanitisation exercise, and to arrange for a swab test of the other staff members.

This is the eleventh Village Grocer affected by COVID-19 this year, following their stores in Subang Parade, EkoCheras, Avenue KBangsar VillageCitta Mall, 1 Mont Kiara, Southkey Mall, Melawati MallM-City, and Sunsuria Forum.


Village Grocer KL Gateway COVID-19 Case : Official Statement

Here is the official statement by Village Grocer on their KL Gateway store COVID-19 exposure.

Village Grocer KL Gateway outlet, 4th March 2021:

Please be aware we were informed today, one our staff from cashier department in KL Gateway outlet is confirmed Covid-19 positive, last reported to work on 2nd March 2021.

Village Grocer KL Gateway outlet will be closed from 4.30pm today to arrange all staff to undergo swab test and the store to undergo deep cleaning and sanitization for the safety of our staff and customer.

Kindly refer to information release by MOH only for verification. For more information, please call MOH’s Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre’s (CPRC) hotline: 03-8881 0200/0600/0700.

This notice is part of our commitment to full transparency to customers to assist in their own precautionary measures to protect from Covid-19.

Yours sincerely,
The management, Village Grocer


Village Grocer KL Gateway COVID-19 Case : What’s The Risk?

Anyone who shopped at Village Grocer KL Gateway on or before 2 March 2021, should be wary and self-quarantine if possible.

The risk will be low if both the affected employee 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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