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Experts: Rope in more people to help with contact tracing

Health experts have implored the government to allocate more people to assist the Health Ministry with contact tracing.

Unless this is expedited, they say the Covid-19 pandemic will only worsen.

Yesterday, Malaysiakini reported that the ministry misses out on more than 6,000 close contacts on average per day in Selangor alone due to a lack of resources.

Even for close contacts it manages to trace, it only tests a portion of them - those with symptoms. Regardless of whether they are tested, all close contacts...

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