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KUALA LUMPUR, July 20 — The Health Ministry (MoH) has just conditionally approved two Covid-19 self-test kits for import and distribution. This was done through the Medical Devices Authority (MDA), an organisation in the Ministry of Health in charge of enforcing medical device regulations and medical device registration.

These Rapid Antigen Kits allow individuals to self-screen for Covid-19 for less than RM40 and get results immediately. The two kits are:
  • Salixium Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Rapid Test (Saliva/Nasal Swab Samples) by Reszon Diagnostic International Sdn Bhd Malaysia
  • Gmate Covid-19 Ag Saliva For Home Use by Philosys Co Ltd, South Korea
MoH said the list will be updated occasionally and can be checked on the MDA portal.

Salixium is the first Malaysian-made Covid-19 rapid antigen testing kit. MyMedKad claims that it is currently the only self-test kit available to the public that will have integration with MySejahtera.

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