Sunday, December 5, 2021


Covid tests no longer needed for Langkawi tourists

However, the condition for all travellers to Langkawi to be fully vaccinated remains.

149 Covid cases detected through screening at Langkawi entry points

Meanwhile 59 have tested positive in the workplace-linked Dah Teluk Nibung cluster.

Germany to end free Covid tests to boost jab take-up

Critics accuse the government of using tests as a tool to pressure the population to get jabbed.

Macau orders citywide Covid testing after first cases in 16 months

Over the next three days authorities plan to test all 680,000 residents at 41 testing centres.

China mass testing shows virus cases at 6-month high

Mass testing and contact tracing campaigns have uncovered a trail of Delta variant infections.

Surge in Selangor cases due to detection and screening activities, says health minister

Dr Adham Baba says an upward trend will be seen before any drop, as positive cases are isolated and treated.

Sensitivity levels of saliva Covid self-test kits over 90%, says health DG

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says details of the guidelines for usage are expected to be ready by next week.

Selangor to consider house-to-house screening for Covid-19

Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari says this will depend on the availability of manpower.

Singapore grants provisional green light for 60-second Covid breath test

The test was developed by Breathonix Pte Ltd, a spin-off company from the National University of Singapore.

Covid test costs may exceed fares, deterring people from flying

This could jeopardise millions of jobs in tourism as the world seeks to recover from the pandemic.

Melaka college closed for 2 weeks after 37 students test positive for Covid-19

Screening was conducted after a student who returned to Kolej Vokasional Datuk Seri Mohd Zain from a red zone on April 16 tested positive for the virus.

The science behind ‘gold standard’ Covid-19 test

Health ministry expert says measures were put in place long ago to address the issue of false positive results from the RT-PCR test.

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