Karaoke operator confirms 3 Covid-19 patients visited ST3 outlet

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By Adrian Lim

KUCHING, Jan 4: Three Covid-19 positive patients had visited the ST3 outlet of K11 Karaoke and Entertainment here.

K11 Management Sdn Bhd (K11) in a statement today said its reservation record indicated that the index case (Case 1,118) together with two other close contacts (Cases 1,119 and 1,131) had visited its ST3 Commercial Complex outlet.

The company disclosed that the trio had patronised the outlet on December 27 last year from 2.40pm to 6pm using room 316.

As a result, K11 said the said outlet will be closed temporarily until the results for the Covid-19 swab test of its employees were obtained, and disinfection activities which include deep cleaning and sanitation will be carried out at the outlet.

K11 stressed that the company fully complies with the standard operating procedures (SOPs) outlined by the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC).

Yesterday, SDMC revealed in a statement that there was new Covid-19 cluster called the Stutong Cluster in Kuching.

A total of five cases were linked to the cluster which include the two new positive cases reported yesterday.

The committee said 51 individuals have been screened for Covid-19 with five testing positive and 24 negative while 22 individuals were awaiting their Covid-19 swab test results. — DayakDaily