Not feasible to screen all workers, say medical experts


Ragananthini Vethasalam

Volunteers disinfecting the living quarters for foreigners in Kuala Lumpur. The Human Resources Ministry’s focus now is on employers’ compliance with Act 446 that governs accommodation. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, February 10, 2021.

EXPANDING the mandatory Covid-19 screening rule to include local employees may not be feasible because of limited resources, said health experts.

Workplace clusters have been dominating the Covid-19 daily tally of late and Putrajaya has made screening of foreign workers compulsory.


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