Private sector urged to install thermal scanners

On high alert: A health officer observing people’s temperature profile on a thermal scanner as they arrive at the Boustead Cruise Centre in Pulau Indah, Klang. — Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: The private sector has been encouraged to install thermal scanners at their premises, especially at the main entrance of buildings as this will help curtail the spread of Covid-19 (novel coronavirus) infections.

Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said at present, the Health Ministry has 80 thermal scanners at international gateways throughout the country, and this number is sufficient for now.

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