The Tun Fatimah Form Six College in Durian Daun here has been ordered to close immediately for a week after a teacher in the school was confirmed positive for Covid-19.
State Education, Higher Education, Technical and Vocational, Science and Innovation Committee chairman Datuk Noor Effandi Ahmad said the week-long closure from today until Jan 28 is to enable a sanitisation operation to be conducted by Melaka Fire and Rescue Department.
"We understand the teacher was asymptomatic, and those who have close contact with the individual have been told to undergo Covid-19 screening.
A total of four Terengganu state executive council members and another state assemblyman in the state are now undergoing quarantine at their homes while waiting for the results of their Covid-19 tests, a report has said.
All four state executive council members are also state assemblymen in PAS-ruled Terengganu.
In the report by Harian Metro last night, this was confirmed by one of those undergoing quarantine — Bukit Tunggal state assemblyman Alias Razak who is also the exco chairing the local government, housing, health and environment committee.
Alias said the five of them — including himself — were close contacts to a staff member at the Wisma Darul Iman who had tested positive for Covid-19.
Former Lord President Tun Mohamed Salleh Abas died at 3.20am today, a day after he was admitted to the intensive care unit of Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah in Kuala Terengganu for Covid-19.
He was 92, according to Harian Metro.
The Malay daily said his death was confirmed by as-Salihin Trustee Berhad president and CEO, Abdul Aziz Peru Mohamed who had also confirmed Salleh as testing positive for Covid-19.
Salleh had been chairman of its board.