malaymail.com 04 May, 2021 15:15 am

Selangor to provide free mass Covid-19 screenings statewide from May 8 to detect ‘silent carriers’

Selangor to provide free mass Covid-19 screenings statewide from May 8 to detect ‘silent carriers’
PETALING JAYA, May 4 — The Selangor government announced today it will provide free mass Covid-19 screenings to all those residing in every constituency as part of the Selangor Public Health Action Plan from May 8 onwards. Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari said the statewide...

According to Amirudin, the free screening programme will take place from May 8 until June 10 throughout all 56 state constituencies, with daily coverage of two state constituencies.The first two state constituencies selected for mass screening were Kajang and Semenyih.The full list of respective constituencies and their scheduled mass screening dates can be obtained here.Earlier today, Selangor recorded the highest number of cases with 675 out of 3,120 new Covid-19 infections nationwide according to the Health Ministry’s latest statistics.

“It is with hope that Selangorians will take proactive steps to get themselves screened according to the dates scheduled and play their role in curbing the spread of Covid-19 within Selangor,” Amirudin added.He said a contributing factor that led to the rise of Covid-19 cases within Selangor was “silent carriers” who were unaware they carried the virus.

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