Covid-19: Three JB religious schools shut as precaution

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JOHOR BAHRU – Three religious schools here have been closed as a precautionary measure following COVID-19 cases in schools nearby.

State Islamic Affairs Committee chairman Tosrin Jarvanthi said Sekolah Agama Taman Universiti 1 closed yesterday until Nov 4, while Sekolah Agama Bandar and Sekolah Agama FRU will be closed from today until Nov 7.

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The decision to close the schools was taken after students from schools nearby tested positive for COVID-19, he said when contacted today.

Meanwhile, State Health and Environment Committee chairman R.Vidyananthan said in a statement today said Johor Bahru district has been declared a red zone area since yesterday.

— BERNAMA