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“532 Down, 45 To Go,” Says IGP Of Those Who Failed To Take 2nd Covid-19 Test

“532 Down, 45 To Go,” Says IGP Of Those Who Failed To Take 2nd Covid-19 Test

Hamzah Nazari

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Out of 577 individuals who were home quarantined but did not go for their second Covid-19 screening, 532 were traced by police and have gone for testing at nearby clinics.

Police are still tracing the remaining 45 individuals who failed to take the second Covid-19 at the Health Ministry’s Centre of Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC) last Friday.

Police are advising those individuals who have yet to go for their second screening to do so at the nearest health clinic immediately.

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador to Bernama

Abdul Hamid said those who continue to defy the order would face stern actions under Act 342 (Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988) and other relevant regulations.

Of the 532 who were traced either by phone or at their homes, 303 of them were in Selangor, 156 in Kuala Lumpur, 62 in Johor, 3 in Sabah, 2 each in Kedah and Pahang, and one each in Kelantan, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, and Sarawak.

Senior Minister (Defence) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob previously said that 1,472 individuals under home quarantine failed to go for their Covid-19 test on time.


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