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Gov't foots RM700 for every person it needs to test for Covid-19

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Modified 23 Mar 2020, 7:02 am

CORONAVIRUS | Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin today revealed that the government is footing around RM700 per person for every time it needs to test someone for Covid-19 at public hospitals.

"I was informed that it is around RM700 per head. It is not free.

"People don't pay, so it is free (in that sense) but the government is the one footing the cost...

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