Mandatory Covid-19 test before entering Langkawi, says Khairy


Aminah Farid

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says travellers can either show a PCR/Antigen test result taken within 48 hours of travel, purchase a saliva self-test kit and bring it to the airport or ferry terminal, or purchase a test at the departure point. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 15, 2021.

PEOPLE looking to travel to Langkawi from tomorrow must take a Covid-19 test before entering the island, said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.

This is a new ruling introduced by the government, as such a test was unnecessary previously, at the behest of Langkawi MP Dr Mahathir Mohamad.


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