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Covid 19 home test for returning traveller

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: March 27, 2020 7:28 AM

saharn 8 months

i am a returning traveller from abroad. Do you recommend me to order a home test kit for covid 19 after 14 days of self quarantine… or should i straight away order them without waiting for full 14 days of quarantine even though i dont have symptoms at all? also, Say i am ordering a home test kit for covid 19, how long do I wait before i can get the result? thank you.

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 8 months
General Practitioner

Greetings. Thank you for your question.

So far, if you’re not having any symptoms, I wouldn’t recommend you to do COVID-19 test. And usually, the COVID-19 result come out after 2-3 days.

I would also like to take this opportunity to remind you to stay put at home as ordered by the authorities. With everyone’s cooperation, I hope we can conquer this outbreak before it get any worse. Thank you.

Last Updated: Fri Mar 27 2020 07:28:43 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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