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Elderly COVID positive man reportedly strolls around neighbourhood with quarantine wristband on

Uncle, please don't like that.

BUTTERWORTH – A COVID positive senior citizen was spotted strolling around his neighbourhood.

The elderly who was still wearing his quarantine wristband did not adhere to quarantine rules.

Covid positive elderly
Photo via: FB/ N08 Soon Lip Chee

Penang State Executive Councillor, Soon Lip Chee shared on DUN Bagan Jermal’s official Facebook Page “N08 Soon Lip Chee” that they received a report regarding the matter above yesterday.

His post mentioned that the man was also disturbing other residences of the Taman Ampang Jajar Apartment.

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Furthermore, the post also mentioned that the man was disturbing other residences of the Taman Ampang Jajar Apartment.

KKM and PDRM authorities were alerted immediately and dispatched to the scene.

The elderly patient has resumed his quarantine at the Jawi Quarantine Centre.

Despite permission to travel interstate, please still be mindful of SOPs as we continue to combat the virus.

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Self-testing reminders

Just this morning, KKM posted a picture on Twitter to educate the public on how to use self-test kits.

The post encouraged individuals to report their status and results on the MySejahtera application even when the results are negative. Of course, when you’re COVID positive, you’ll have to report quickly and quarantine yourself.

You can see the details below:

We urge everyone to give their highest cooperation to the authorities.

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Cover Images via FB/ N08 Soon Lip Chee


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