The hard-disk drive manufacturer said that as a precautionary and preventive measure, the company has conducted Covid-19 tests on workers who have had close contact with the infected workers.
The group said BK Alliance Sdn Bhd, its indirect 51%-owned unit, is buying the land from Suez Domain Sdn Bhd.
In a nationally televised address this morning, Muhyiddin assured that there will be no curfew imposed under the emergency. He said the state of emergency is declared in order to empower the King to promulgate ordinances that may facilitate government affairs and overcome any regulations that make it difficult to deliver fast, efficient and effective public health services during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Under this first clinical study conducted in Malaysia, 3,000 volunteers are expected to take part to test the inactivated Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Institute of Medical Biology Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China.
"We encourage you to select another date to visit,” RWS said in the notice to potential visitors.
The Johor-based furniture maker is the latest company with reported infections on the factory floor.
Covid-19: Malaysia continues four-digit streak with 1,196 new confirmed cases, active cases remain above 20,000-mark
Malaysia's current hospital beds occupancy rate to treat Covid-19 patients may already stand at approximately 80%.
MoH says will try to cut evaluation time for Pfizer's vaccine to grant conditional approval before March
Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah: So we will try our best to carry out the processes that have been identified so that we can reduce the time for us to conditionally register the vaccine within a period of less than 90 days.