Covid-19 hits Genting Highlands and is forced to closed until 9.12.2020
The Management of Genting Highlands Premium Outlet (“GPO”) had on 6 December 2020 made an announcement that GPO will be closed starting 6 December 2020 to 9 December 2020 for sanitisation works.
It was informed by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia (“KKM”) that there is one shopper who was tested positive for Covid-19 had visited these few stores and public areas on 16 November 2020.
- Asics Factory Outlet
- BALL WATCH
- Calvin Klein
- Cotton On
- G2000 Outlet
- Lacoste Outlet
- Onitsuka Tiger
- Prayer Room
- Nike Factory Store
- Sacoor Outlet
The Management of GPO had in the statement inform that they have implemented all mitigation steps and public safety measures to ensure that all their centres remained clean and sanitised.
To instill the confidence from the public, the Management of GPO had too released a list of actions that they will reinforce.
- Immediate closure and sanitisation of the “said areas” as directed by KKM.
- Reinforcing all protocols and monitoring of contact tracing activities.
- Reinforcing safe distancing, temperature checks, and disinfecting measures across GPO.
Despite those measures taken, the virus could possibly been spread to the community around Genting. According to Oriental Daily, the Jalan Genting Cluster had been increasing and it had reached a total of 45 confirmed cases as of 8 December 2020.
Following sanitisation works in GPO and some stores in Bentong, Genting had issued a notice to restrict residents from Ria Apartment, Kayangan Apartment and Amber Court to visit Genting Highlands.