No need for random checks on Covid status, says MMA


Ravin Palanisamy

MMA president Dr Koh Kar Chai says the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry’s plans to carry out spot checks for Covid-19 compliance are too heavy handed for a population already used to following protocols. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 1, 2022.

THERE is no need for the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry to carry out random checks on the Covid-19 status of people in business premises, the Malaysian Medical Association said.

MMA president Dr Koh Kar Chai criticised Minister Alexander Nanta Linggi, who yesterday said that enforcement officers would take action, under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases 1988, against anyone failing to comply with current regulations, which come into force today.


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