Health Ministry evaluating new test kits from Korea, China; to ramp up testing


PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has started evaluating new South Korean and Chinese test kits for Covid-19 at the Sungai Buloh Hospital and is looking to ramp up testing.

Health director-general Datuk Seri Noor Hisham Abdullah said there were no reports yet on the kits that arrived on late Friday night (March 27).

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