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A doctor in a protective chamber takes a swab from a man to test for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) at Sunway Medical Centre, in Subang Jaya, as the outbreak continues in Subang Jaya, Malaysia, on October 8, 2020. — Picture by REUTERS

Covid-19: Several PPZ-MAIWP employees confirmed positive

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 13 — Several employees of the Federal Territories Islamic Religious Council Zakat Collection Centre (PPZ-MAIWP) are confirmed positive Covid-19.

This was confirmed by PPZ-MAIWP chief executive officer, Ahmad Shukri Yusoff who said that all PPZ-MAIWP employees had been directed to undergo screening tests and placed under quarantine as preventive and control measures.

‘’PPZ-MAIWP is also working with the Ministry of Health in an effort to check the spread of Covid-19 to ensure the health and safety of PPZ-MAIWP staff and the public are assured.

‘’The implementation of sanitation work on all PPZ-MAIWP premises is underway,’’ he said in a statement today.

Subsequently, Ahmad Shukri said PPZ-MAIWP was expected to become operational again on October 28. 

Any zakat payment can be made via the PPZ-MAIWP official portal: and also internet banking.

Yesterday, Ahmad Shukri announced that Wisma PPZ, Taman Shamelin Perkasa; Putrajaya branch office and all counters, here, and in Putrajaya would be closed from today (October 13) to Oct 27 for sanitation work at all PPZ-MAIWP premises to prevent the spread of Covid-19.


— Bernama

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