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BUTM Sabah participant needs to go for Covid 19 check?

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: March 18, 2020 4:30 AM

Anonymous 8 months

I’ve travelled by air from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu on the 13 March and participated in the BUTM ( Borneo Ultra Trail Marathon) on 14-15 March and flew back to Johor Bahru by air on the 16 March. I have voluntarily self-quarantine and so far I have no signs of any symptoms. I’m here to ask for advise because a news on NST on the 16th has mentioned that all the participants are required to go for covid 19 test. Thank you and hope to hear from you soon.

Dr Sashini Seeni 8 months
General Practitioner

Greetings!

Thank you for your enquiry. If there is a requirement to do so, might as well you abide. This may indicate that there was a positive case among the attendees of the marathon. You may visit the hospitals in this list for a COVID-19 screening test. (Designated Hospital for COVID-19).

Thank you for your question.

Last Updated: Wed Mar 18 2020 04:30:48 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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