Dataprep’s partner gets green light from MoH to begin Covid-19 screening testing

Dataprep’s partner gets green light from MoH to begin Covid-19 screening testing
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KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 14): Dataprep Holdings Bhd said its collaborative partner Asia Coding Centre Sdn Bhd had received notification from the Ministry of Health (MoH) to commence a trial run and deployment of Covid-19 screening RT-PCR molecular testing at the ministry’s existing sites. 

This includes the registration, sampling and testing until the issuance of the testing result, the IT service management group said in a filing with Bursa Malaysia.

“The deployment and operations of this integrated screening solution will be placed at the country's main international entry points, namely the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), klia2, Langkawi International Airport, Senai International Airport in Johor and the Johor-Singapore Causeway, consistent with the government’s established policies and guidelines,” said Dataprep. 

It added that the operations of the Covid-19 screening will be performed jointly under its subsidiary Dataprep Asia Sdn Bhd. 

Dataprep shares were actively traded on Bursa on Tuesday (Dec 14). At 3.37pm, the counter was down one sen or 0.96% at RM1.03, with some 68.62 million shares changing hands.

Year to date, the counter had surged by 472% from 18 sen.

At RM1.03, the group had a market value of RM690.07 million.

S Kanagaraju