More swab tests to be conducted on school officials

Wani Roslan

Further swab tests will be carried out on primary education teachers, Minister of Education Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman said at the daily press conference yesterday.

To date, over 1,000 pre-school teachers have undergone a swab test for the second phase of the school re-opening.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar said that for the second phase, the Ministry of Health is planning to carry swab tests on between 1,500 and 2,000 teachers and school staff. This will be conducted within the next two weeks.