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Covid 19 Mh 721 K Jakarta flight passenger under PUI

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: April 10, 2020 7:50 AM

Anonymous 7 months

I am Subhashini Ranjanthran flight attendant from Malaysia Airlines did a flight Jakarta yesterday and one of the passengers has been under investigation. What is the next step I should do. Pls reply asap

Dr Ramzdhan 7 months
General Practitioner

Greetings! Thank you for the question. For your information, you have to be worried if you had recently traveled to any of the countries that are heavily affected by the COVID-19 or you had a close contact with someone who is a CONFIRMED case of COVID-19.

According to WHO, the common symptoms of COVID-19 infection are:

  • Fever (more than 37.5 degrees celcius)
  • Fatigue
  • Cough
  • Aches and pains
  • Sorethroat
  • Headaches
  • Shortness of breath

According to our MOH protocol, self-quarantine is indicated for the following scenarios:

  • Close contact with positive cases, with or without symptoms.

  • Symptomatic with travel history to high risk countries such as China, Japan, Korea, Italy and Iran.

You are encouraged to answer the quiz on Risk Assessment for COVID-19 to evaluate your health status in regards to this disease. After completing this quiz, you will be classified into several categories.

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 Apr 10 2020 07:50:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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