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KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry will be increasing the number of staff and equipment for Covid-19 screening at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 to reduce congestion involving individuals arriving from Sabah.

The ministry via Twitter said its minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba had directed the Selangor Health Department to take action following public complaints on the congestion.

“The issue will be resolved soon with additional staff and equipment,” he said.

Earlier today, Dr Adham together with Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah observed the Covid-19 screening test conducted by the ministry staff in KLIA and klia2.

Meanwhile, Malaysia Airports in a tweet extended its gratitude to Dr Adham and Dr Noor Hisham for the dedication and commitment of the ministry staff in ensuring all safety measures and screening procedures were carried out smoothly.

On Saturday, Dr Noor Hisham said effective yesterday (Sept 27) until Oct 10, individuals returning from Sabah must undergo Covid-19 screening and are also required to abide by the home surveillance order.-Bernama