The Ministry of Internal Trade is studying the prices of Covid-19 self-test kits | Malaysia

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Home Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi said the study was conducted to ensure the kit is sold at reasonable prices and does not burden consumers. – Photo by Bernama

PUTRAJAYA, August 14 – The Ministry of Internal Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) is working with the Ministry of Health to study the prices of Covid-19 self-test kits.

Home Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi said the study was conducted to ensure the kit is sold at reasonable prices and does not burden consumers.

“My department is currently conducting engagement sessions and costing studies of the product and its supply to licensed companies spanning all distribution chains down to the retail level like pharmacies and clinics,” he said. he said in a press release.

Nanta said the Covid-19 self-test kit has become an essential part for consumers to independently manage and maintain their health security in the current situation of the Covid-19 pandemic.

He also reminded consumers to be careful when purchasing the product and always check the list of companies that have been approved to distribute and sell the kit by visiting the official Malaysia Device Authority website at https://portal.mda.gov.my /. – Bernama


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