Travellers visiting Langkawi, Kedah are required to undergo screening for Covid-19

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KUALA LUMPUR: Travellers visiting Langkawi, Kedah are required to undergo screening for Covid-19 before departure.

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said adults aged 18 and above as well as children aged seven and above have to prove they are covid-19 negative before going to the island.

Travelers have to prove they are fully vaccinated and do not have any close contactsof positive case

“Children aged six and below are only required to undergo symptom screenings by taking into account their ability to produce saliva.

“They must also be with their parents or gurdians who are fully vaccinated, not Covid-19 positive or close contacts of positive cases and must adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) set,” Khairy said in a statement yesterday.

Khairy said for the RT-PCR or RTK-Antigen test, it should be done within 48 hours prior to the departure date.

The negative test results must be brought to the airport or ferry terminal for inspection.

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