TAWAU, Sept 6 -- Individuals involved in a football competition at Tawau Prison field and Tawau Municipal Council (MPT) Stadium recently who have yet to go for COVID-19 test, should do so immediately.

Tawau District Health Officer, Dr G. Navindran said as of this afternoon, about 100 people have turned up for the COVID-19 screening test at Tawau Health Clinic in Kubota here today after being instructed to do so yesterday.

"The screening tests were conducted since 8 am this morning and the screening centre is open until 5 pm, for individuals involved in the football matches to do the COVID-19 screening," he said when contacted by Bernama.

Yesterday, Tawau District Health Office issued a notice requesting all players, spectators and those involved in the nine-a-side football competition on Aug 28, 29 and Sept 2 at Tawau Prison field and Aug 30 and 31 at the MPT Stadium here to take the COVID-19 screening test.

The notice also urged the individuals involved to call 019-6053475 or 016-4729314 for further enquiries.

The screening test call was made after a referee of the football match, who is also a Tawau Prison officer was found positive for COVID-19 yesterday.

-- BERNAMA

Source: BERNAMA
  • Date Sun, 6 Sep 2020
  • Outbreak Covid-19
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