News

COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing At Pantai Hospital Penang Starts On 19th March 2020

  • COVID-19 Drive-Through is now available at Pantai Hospital Penang.
  • Medical staff will take your temperature and a nasal swab sample.
  • It is starting on 19th March 2020.

With the number of Coronavirus cases in Malaysia exceeding 400, people are now taking their hygiene more seriously than before. Blow your nose or cough a little, you might see someone glaring at you from the other side of the room. Not because they’re mean but worried. However, now we’re going to get a new service to kick away the worry. COVID-19 Drive-Thru testing is now available at Pantai Hospital Penang.

COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing Starts On 19th March 2020

Photo: Pantai Hospital Penang (Facebook)

In response to the first case of Coronavirus in Penang, Pantai Hospital Penang is set to start their COVID-19 Drive-Thru service soon! First introduced in South Korea to provide a faster method to combat the rise of worried citizens, this COVID-19 Drive-Thru service only takes 5 to 10 minutes!

Photo: Steve Cho (Penta Press)

So what do you have to do? As simple as it is, medical staff will come to take your temperature and also a small sample by swabbing the inside of the nose. The whole process is simple and you don’t need to get out of your car. It is basically the same as a drive-through restaurant, except now we’re testing for this respiratory virus.

Make Sure To Book Your Appointment

Photo: My Medi Travel

Yes, in case you wait in line and get a disappointing response. This is actually a special service that will only be conducted by appointment. The starting date for this drive-thru test is 19th March 2020. For specific fasting criteria and requirements, you can visit their Facebook for more information! If you have any inquiries, they also provide a hotline at 012-577 1889. Stay safe!

Location: 82, Jalan Tengah, Bandar Bayan Baru, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang.

Hotline: 012-577 1889 or 017-578 2899

Links: Facebook

Also Read: Ministry Of Health Malaysia Announces 57 Hospitals Providing COVID-19 Screenings

Cover Photo: Pantai Hospital Penang (Facebook)

We would like to invite you to join our New Private Community Group! Here you are free to ask questions, share your love for food, and explore the Penang community! We will also regularly post about casual promos and latest findings.

Click on the button below and hunt good food with us today!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Back to top button