Covid-19 tests and delivery of results in just six hours, says doctor

IMR Virology Unit chief Dr Ravindran Thayan

KUALA LUMPUR: The Institute for Medical Research (IMR) can deliver Covid-19 test results within six hours after receiving samples, says its Infectious Disease Research Centre’s Virology Unit chief Dr Ravindran Thayan.

He said it was vital to quickly test and deliver the results, enabling health authorities to immediately carry out contact tracing if the samples tested positive.

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