Thousands of participants have come forward for screening since the routine tabligh gathering last month at the Sri Petaling mosque, the base of the Muslim missionary movement which has drawn public attention for its link to the huge spike in Covid-19 cases.
The Sri Petaling mosque in Kuala Lumpur was closed on March 12 after a Bruneian national who attended the monthly tabligh gathering in February tested positive for Covid-19.
At a mosque in Shah Alam, participants of the tabligh gathering answer the authorities' calls to be screened for the deadly virus after dozens of cases are linked to the convention.
A public health worker helps her colleague put on protective equipment before screening begins at a mosque in Shah Alam.
A health worker takes a throat swab from an attendee of the tabligh convention.
More than 10,000 tabligh members who attended the gathering at the Sri Petaling mosque last month had been screened as of press time.
A tabligh follower recites a prayer as he waits to be screened for Covid-19.
A man leaves the screening with a red card in his pouch – a sign that he has to quarantine himself at home for two weeks.
Workers from Alam Flora and the Kuala Lumpur City Hall, dressed in protective suits, gather before heading out to disinfect the areas surrounding the Sri Petaling mosque.
A truck sprays disinfectant as it moves along a usually busy road in Sri Petaling.
A Kuala Lumpur City Hall worker wearing a protective suit sprays an area in Sri Petaling as part of measures to contain the Covid-19 virus.