KUALA LUMPUR — May 18, 2020: Several lost at the Taman Tun Dr. Ismail wet market will be closed by KL City Hall (DBKL) until June 1.
A notice has been put up to inform the public that lots TS1-TS40, TS33A, TS34A and TS131 will cease business during this period following screening by the Health Ministry. Results are being awaited and the closure is a precautionary measure.
This decision follows that which affects the Selayang wholesale market, the Taman Megah wet market, the Jalan Raja Alang market more popularly known as the Chow Kit market and also the PJ Old Town market.
In a Covid-19 related matter, several university students who were supposed to undergo a 14-day self-quarantine after being allowed to go home to their families were found to have not done so, with some testing positive.
The Higher Education Ministry has so far allowed 49,019 students to return home to their families since April 27.
Those crossing states in peninsular Malaysia are required to undergo self-quarantine at home while those returning to Sabah or Sarawak need to be tested for the virus, apart from the self-quarantine.