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Check temperature during covid19 situasi

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: March 27, 2020 4:19 AM

cheeseleong 2 months

May I know what is t guideline temperature to be abnormal? And may I know forehead or wrist is suitable

Dr Ramzdhan 2 months
General Practitioner


We understand your worries especially with the development of symptoms indicative but not exclusive of COVID-19.

For you information, WHO listed common symptoms for COVID-19 infection as follows:

  • Fever (morea than 37.5 degrees celcius)

The location of temperature taken will depend on the type of thermometer used. Please read the manual included in your thermometer box. If the thermometer uses scanning, the regular location taken is forehead.

You may consult a MOH doctor by clicking Ask Doctor at the Ministry of Health website (COVID-19 Portal) to ask any health issues related to COVID-19 starting from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm.

After 5.00 pm till 12.00 am, please direct your enquiries to our DoctorOnCall website at this link DoctorOnCall Tanya.

Last Updated: Fri Mar 27 2020 04:19:13 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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