Masks, aprons compulsory for all cooks, chefs

Izah Azahari

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar yesterday said that all cooks and chefs must adhere to the existing regulations, including wearing a hat and an apron.

“It is especially mandatory for them to wear masks as a precautionary measure,” he said during a question-and-answer session at the daily press conference held at the Ministry of Health (MoH).

At the same time, the minister disclosed that investigations are still being conducted on Cases 139, 140 and 141.

“All of the contacts traced so far tested negative for COVID-19,” he said. “This includes their contacts at a social gathering which they attended on March 2, along with one of the cases’ barber and the barber’s contacts.

“However, the (MoH) is still looking into other possibilities which are still under investigation,” the minister added.