Travellers returning from Langkawi should get tested, says ex-health minister

Ravin Palanisamy

With the highly contagious Delta variant, former health minister Dzulkefly Ahmad says testing for those returning from Langkawi would be a wise move to prevent the virus from spreading to other parts of the country. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 20, 2021.

TRAVELLERS returning home from their holiday in Langkawi should not be exempted from taking a Covid-19 test, Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said.

Even though the island in Kedah is in a tourism “bubble” and deemed safe for the fully vaccinated to holiday there, screenings should still be made compulsory for all who have gone there, the former health minister told The Malaysian Insight.

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