Covid-19: Fish section of KL Wholesale Market to close from May 10 after many workers test positive

KUALA LUMPUR: The fish section of the Kuala Lumpur Wholesale Market will be closed for six days from May 10, after a high number of workers there tested positive for Covid-19.

According to a KL City Hall (DBKL) spokesman, the closure was on the advice of the Health Ministry and supported by the fish wholesalers.

“The healthy workers will clear their stock for the week by Saturday (May 8).

“The market is closed every Sunday for sanitisation. So, this Sunday (May 9), all market workers, including those in the vegetable and fruit sections, will undergo Covid-19 testing.

“If a high number are found infected, the rest of the market will be closed too, ” the spokesman said on Friday (May 7).