COVID-19: Bangladeshi Man Visited His Friends In Genting Highlands, Ended Up Infecting Them

A Bangladeshi man who crossed state borders to visit his friends in Genting Highlands, Pahang, ended up infecting them, leading to the recently identified Genting cluster.

According to Free Malaysia Today, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah said that the man was the index case of the cluster, and had travelled from Selangor to Genting Highlands to visit his friends and ended up infecting them.

covid-19: bangladeshi man visited his friends in genting highlands, ended up infecting themPhoto via The Star

A lockdown under an Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) had been enforced in Amber Court, Ria Apartment, and Rumah Kongsi Kg. Semaut in Bentong. 

On Wednesday (December 9th), the government decided to enforce the EMCO in the three localities in Bentong from December 10th to 23rd. 

If you’re feeling unwell, or if you’ve been in close contact with anyone with COVID-19, please stay at home!

Take care and stay safe, guys!

By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat