A foreign worker had earlier been placed under quarantine at a hotel in the area.
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The Malaysian Health Ministry (MOH) clarified that the recent Covid-19 alert in Subang Jaya reported on the MySejahtera app was a false alarm.
The notification had earlier caused a stir of confusion among residents in the area.
Reportedly, a positive Covid-19 case was recorded on August 10, 2020, involving a foreign worker who had gotten tested at work and placed into quarantine at the hotel by their employer.
This was why the app had issued an alert for the area.
It is also said that the individual in question was later admitted to the Sungai Buluh Hospital.
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MOH mentions that the foreign worker was living in Bandar Tun Hussein Onn, Cheras and that the MySejahtera app had been updated to reflect the location so that authorities can accurately conduct contact tracing activities.
As of August 22, Malaysia recorded a total of 9,257 positive Covid-19 cases with a total of 125 fatalities.
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