State govt to work with private hospitals to carry out Covid-19 tests, screening
0 month ago, 21-Mar-2020
Medical works seen in this file photo from the Ministry of Health, praying before their shift begins.
KUCHING: The Sarawak government will be collaborating with private hospitals in the state to screen and test for Covid-19.
Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the state government has discussed the collaboration with Borneo Medical Centre (BMC), Timberland Medical Centre, KPJ Kuching Specialist Hospital and Normah Medical Specialist Centre.
This is to enhance our capacity to deal with the situation, he said in a press conference after chairing the State Disaster Management Committee Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia here this morning.
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