Transit lockup detainee in Penang positive for Covid-19

A transit lockup detainee in Penang yesterday tested positive for the coronavirus. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 17, 2020.

A MAN who was detained and placed in a transit lockup in the Nibong Tebal police station tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday – the first involving police detainee in the state.

Penang police chief Sahabudin Abd Manan said a 23-year-old man was held on October 13 and a Covid-19 screening was conducted the next day before he was found positive for the virus yesterday.

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