Brunei tests over 5,000 foreign workers for Covid-19


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  • Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Minister of Health Dr Mohd Isham Jaafar. - Borneo Bulletin

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): Over 5,000 foreign workers have undergone swab tests for Covid-19 in a random screening carried out by the Health Ministry (MoH).

“The random testing not only involves construction workers, but also those employed as hospital cleaners, department store cashiers and so on, ” said Minister of Health Dr Mohd Isham Jaafar, during the daily press conference at the MoH building on Tuesday (May 12).

Dr Mohd Isham was responding to a question regarding random testing and swabbing among public service employees, including cashiers, bank tellers, receptionists and security guards. - Borneo Bulletin/Asia News Network

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