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Covid 19 patient living same block

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: March 17, 2020 6:58 AM

dpoiyee 8 months

HI, there is one confirmed covid 19 case patient living same block as me. do i need to undergo quarantine? What is my risk?

Dr Sashini Seeni 8 months
General Practitioner

Greetings!

I understand your concern regarding this matter. There is no need for you to undergo quarantine as you do not live in the same house as this person. Hence, you are not considered a close contact. 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 https://www.doctoroncall.com.my/tanya/.

Last Updated: Tue Mar 17 2020 06:58:05 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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