List of panel health clinics, hospitals to screen workers for Covid-19 will be released soon, says Socso

PETALING JAYA: The Social Security Organisation (Socso) will soon release a list of clinics and hospitals that provide mass Covid-19 screening for workers in the third phase of the movement control order (MCO).

In a statement, Socso said all information regarding the programme will only be announced through its official channels, including its official website and social media platforms.

"Therefore, the public has been urged not to believe in any other offers published in other social media sites," it said in a statement on its Facebook page.

On Thursday (April 16), the government announced that it will approve businesses of certain economic sectors during the third phase of MCO, provided that all employees returning to work underwent health screenings first.

International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said Socso had agreed to bear the Covid-19 screening fee for all employees required to do the check-up.

The MCO came into force on March 18 and has been extended until April 28.

Socso also said that it was still in the process to provide standard operating procedures (SOP) and guidelines for the screening process.

"The announcement will also be made soon," added Socso.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 18
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

Socso , Azmin Ali , Covid-19 , Screening , List , Clinics , Hospitals


Did you find this article insightful?


70% readers found this article insightful

Next In Nation

MACC to investigate after PKR’s Sekijang MP lodges report over poaching allegations
Structural repairs on Penang Bridge to be shortened by a week
China to boost Asean ties, supports region in fight against Covid-19
Siblings aged seven, 14, injured, parents die in car-van collision
Covid-19: Sarawak records 201 new cases, two new clusters detected
Covid-19: Eight new clusters identified, five linked to workplaces
PKR’s Sekijang MP lodges report with MACC over poaching allegations
Ismail Sabri: 442 nabbed for Covid-19 SOP violations on Saturday (March 6)
Ismail Sabri: EMCO in Kg Tringgus in Bau, Sarawak from March 8-21
Dr M gives thumbs up after receiving Covid-19 vaccine

Stories You'll Enjoy