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Covid-19 detected at Tawau football competition

All players, spectators and others involved have been told to take Covid-19 tests.

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Those involved in a recent football competition at the Tawau Prison field and Tawau Municipal Council Stadium have been urged to take a Covid-19 test immediately as a referee tested positive for the virus on Saturday.

Tawau district health officer Dr G Navindran said as of yesterday afternoon, about 100 people had turned up for screening at the Tawau health clinic in Kubota.

“The screening tests were conducted since 8am, and the screening centre is open until 5pm for those involved in the football matches to do the Covid-19 screening,” he said when contacted by Bernama.

The Tawau district health office issued a notice on Saturday asking all players, spectators and others involved in the football competition to be screened for Covid-19.

The matches were held on Aug 28 and 29, and Sept 2 at the Tawau Prison field and Aug 30 and 31 at the stadium.

Those involved can call 019-6053475 or 016-4729314 for further enquiries.

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