Getting testy upon arrival


Easy does it: A health worker carrying out an RT-PCR Covid-19 test at KLIA. — SAMUEL ONG/The Star

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian travellers arriving in the country are fuming that they have to pay for an expensive professional RTK-Antigen test at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) when they had already done a pre-departure PCR test.

They also questioned the need for the on-arrival test when Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines have stopped it or have announced that they will halt doing so soon.

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