1 Utama stressing Fake News on rumours circulate on social media and WhatsApp on Delta variant case

The management of 1 Utama Shopping Centre today denied that any of its personnel or patrons have become infected with the highly contagious new strain of COVID-19 known identified as Delta.

In a Facebook post, the popular mall in Petaling Jaya, Selangor addressed the messages and unverified rumours circulating on social media and WhatsApp, stressing that this is fake news.

“There is no Delta variant case reported at 1 Utama to date, which has been verified officially by the Health Ministry and the District Health Office.

“Please do not circulate unverified messages and rumours creating unnecessary panic during this challenging time,” 1 Utama said.

The shopping centre said it remains fully compliant with all safety standard operating procedures, to safeguard the health and well-being of its employees, shoppers and tenants.

Screenshots of the rumours on social media claim that over 50 staff and customers have tested positive for COVID-19, with several having since died.

Source: Malay Mail

We need to check the source of the message every time we see or heard somethings, make sure it’s real only spread or just ignore it. This is because if it’s really rumour then you might become someone help to spread rumours right?