• Jonathan Shiek

Here’s A List Of Places Where You Can Get Tested For COVID-19

The whole Malaysia is freaking out due to the recent spikes of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia, it is normal to feel paranoid as we witnessed the rises. You know what, you are not in this alone.

Read this article of the basics that you need to know about COVID-19 tests in Malaysia.

How it is done

A swab test, it is an easy, effective and fast way to diagnose if you have an active virus infection. Samples will be taken from your nose and throat using a swab (it looks like a CSI’s cotton-buds looking prop) and put in a sterile container and sent to a lab for testing.

Will it hurt

It is not as bad as you think. Most people that have undergone the test describes the process to be slightly unpleasant and uncomfortable. Besides, the more you are relaxed, the less intrusive you would feel. After all, it will only last about 5 seconds.

There are many clinics and hospitals that are available to do a screening for you with average cost between RM150 – RM450.

There are even major hospitals that have drive-through:

  1. Pantai Hospital Ampang

  2. Pantai Hospital Cheras

  3. Pejabat Kesihatan Cheras

  4. Pantai Hospital Klang

Hospitals available for screening (by appointment)

  1. Gleaneagles Kuala Lumpur

  2. Columbia Asia Hospital Setapak

  3. Taman Desa Medical Center

Clinics offering at home service

  1. Homage

  2. Bookdoc

  3. Pantai Premier Pathology

  4. Lablink

  5. Qualitas Medical Group

  6. DoctorOnCall

And the list goes on and on, these lists are not exhaustive, more and more clinics are offering screening services.

Check out this link to find somewhere nearby your location 

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