Top Glove foreign worker believed to have died of Covid-19

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A Nepali security guard working for glove manufacturer Top Glove at its factory in Meru, Klang is believed to have died of Covid-19 on Saturday.

News portal The Vibes and many other local media reported that the foreign worker was admitted to hospital on Nov 21 where he passed away after 3 weeks of treatment.

It was reported earlier that more than 5,000 workers in Top Glove’s complex of factories and dormitories in Klang, Selangor have been tested Covid-19 positive, about 94% of them foreigners, the country’s health ministry said in a statement on Dec 1.

On Nov 23, the government ordered Top Glove to begin shutting its factories in stages, so workers could be tested. 

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