Covid-19: IMR can deliver test results within six hours, says virology unit chief

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's Institute for Medical Research (IMR) can deliver Covid-19 test results within six hours of receiving samples, says Dr Ravindran Thayan.

The IMR's Infectious Disease Research Centre Virology Unit chief said it was vital to quickly deliver results, enabling health authorities to immediately carry out contact tracing if results come back positive.

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