Seafood prices expected to rise after Covid-19 hits fishing village

Khoo Gek San

Fishermen in Sekinchan will get tested for Covid-19, after more than 50 at the nearby Bagan Sg Besar fishing village in Sabak Bernam were confirmed positive for the virus. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 25, 2021.

MORE than 50 fishermen at the Bagan Sg Besar fishing village in Sabak Bernam, Selangor have tested positive for Covid-19 and have stopped work, which would see the price of seafood escalate in the Klang Valley and surrounding states, said industry players.

Locals said the number of cases might go up in the coming days following mass testing in the village and nearby Sekinchan, keeping the fishing boats at the docks longer.

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