Oct 14 - Extracts of Media Update
14th October 2020
This is an extract from the Media Update dated 14th October 2020 - COVID-19 Media Update
- An attendee at the 9.15am Tamil Mass on 27th of September 2020 at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Jalan Peel, has tested positive for COVID-19 on the 12th of October 2020 and is currently undergoing treatment in Sg Buloh Hospital.
The patient was asymptomatic at that point in time and had attended mass before all public Masses were suspended on the 7th of October 2020. The parish had also fully complied with the MKN SOP and the Archdiocesan Guidelines before, during and after the mass to reduce the risk of infection.
We urge all the faithful to remain vigilant and take the necessary precautions to remain safe, and request that parishioners and attendees of the Mass on the 27th September 2020 remain calm. Those who have attended the above Mass and have begun to display symptoms should seek appropriate medical attention soonest possible.
All Public Masses at the Church of Sacred Heart had been suspended since 7th of October 2020 and the Church has closed today in compliance with the CMCO. It will also undertake a complete sanitisation of its facilities and common areas in accordance to public health standards.
(Ms) Patricia Pereira
Communications and Media Relations Officer
Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur