"Prospective passengers do not need to be afraid to sail using our ship, even though they do not have a negative COVID-19 certificate, antigen rapid tests are provided free of charge before boarding ship," said Head of PT ASDP Batulicin branch Masagus Hamdani through Business Manager Akhmad Sunedi here on Monday.
However, he said, the antigen rapid test is carried out randomly. Not all passengers get this service.
In contrast to passengers from outside South Kalimantan who came to Tanah Bumu, they all are required to take the antigen rapid test at the Batulicin ferry port if they cannot show COVID-19 free certificates.
If any passenger after the rapid test is found positive for COVID-19, he will be quarantined at the designated place for a certain time.
"We appeal to the public or prospective passengers not to be taken in by false news that rapid antigen at Batulicin port is charged. All of this is not true," he concluded.
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