Over 100 Students, Teachers in Penang from Several Schools Undergo Covid-19 Testing

GEORGE TOWN: More than 100 students and teachers from several primary and secondary schools in the southwest district underwent swab tests after at least one Covid-19 case was reported in their respective classes recently.

It is learnt that only those who attended school in the final week before the schools closed were asked to undergo screening, and that the screening includes teachers who taught in these classes.

The students and teachers were assigned dedicated time slots to be present at SMK Raja Tun Uda for their swab tests on Wednesday (Nov 18) morning.

When contacted, Bayan Lepas assemblyman Azrul Mahathir Aziz said he was told that only students from classes with positive cases were asked to undergo swab tests.

Source: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/11/18/over-100-students-teachers-in-penang-from-several-schools-undergo-covid-19-testing

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