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19 Schools in Petaling District ordered to Close for sanitization works

News19 Schools in Petaling District ordered to Close for sanitization works

Several new Covid-19 clusters had been detected in the schools in the Petaling District ever since the re-opening of schools. The Petaling District Health Office had then announced the closure of 19 schools in Selangor starting Monday (19 April).

Here is the list of schools affected by the closure, according to Oriental Daily:

  • SAM Bestari Subang Jaya
  • SMK Bukit Jelutong
  • SK Puchong Perdana
  • SK Bandar Baru Sri Damansara 2
  • SK Bukit Kuchai
  • SMK Bandar Sri Damansara 2
  • SK Bandar Sri Damansara 3
  • SKJC Yuk Chai
  • SMK Damansara Jaya
  • SK Bukit Jelutong
  • SMK Seksyen 7
  • SK USJ 20
  • SMK USJ 23
  • SMK Puchong
  • SMK Puchong Utama 1
  • SMK Seksyen 4 Bandar Kinrara
  • SMK Bandar Puncak Jalil
  • SMK Seksyen 20
  • SMK Puchong Perdana
Source: Oriental Daily

District Health Officer, Datuk Dr Mohamed Paid Yusof said that these schools were order to close so that disinfection works and close contact tracing can be carried out as well.

He also added that failure to follow this order is an offence under Section 22(b) Act 432 and can be subject under Section 24(a) that carries a jail sentence of no more than two years or fines.

Source: TheSun

Furthermore, he commented that the reopening of schools will be announced two days prior. As for now, each school must assure that all COVID-19 close contacts from affected clusters are quarantined.

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