CMS Employee Tests Negative for Covid-19

Company continues to undertake stringent SOPs across all operations

Kuching (Sarawak), Tuesday, 14 July 2020 – Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad (CMS) today reported that its employee who was a Person Under Investigation (PUI) connected to the new “Kuching Engineering Cluster” has tested negative for Covid-19. As a result, CMS headquarters at Wisma Mahmud, Kuching will reopen for business in strict compliance with existing standard operating procedures (SOPs) with effect from Wednesday, 15 July 2020.

Commenting on the matter was CMS Group Managing Director, Dato Isaac Lugun who said, “I wish to reiterate that there is no COVID-19 case within the CMS Group and we urge everyone within the Group and the general public to remain calm. We confirm that we have been adhering strictly to all COVID-19 SOPs and guidelines right from the onset of the Movement Control Order across the entire CMS Group.”

“Moving forward, we will continue to strictly comply with all SOPs and guidelines. This includes having only 50% of our workforce at our premises on any certain day as well as conducting daily temperature checks and making health declarations. We will also continue to ensure mandatory mask wearing and social distancing while no outside visitors will be allowed on our office premises, among our other SOPs.”

“We would like to reaffirm that the health and well-being of all our employees and members of the public are our utmost priority and that we will continue to be vigilant in our efforts to help contain the spread of COVID-19. CMS is committed to upholding an honest and transparent work culture and we will continue to remain open in all our dealings with all our stakeholders,” added Dato Isaac.