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Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: April 28, 2020 10:50 AM

Anonymous 7 months

Below 5 year old child warded due to close contact, discharged due to negative result. On the Quarantine Order, mother’s name used because she is the guardian and warded together. Will the mother consider quarantined under the law or name is only used on the paper because the alleged PUI is under 5 years old? Mother has not been tested at all.

Dr Sashini Seeni 7 months
General Practitioner

Greetings!

Thank you for this question. Given that the child has negative results, mother is not needed to be quarantined.

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.

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Thank you once again.

Last Updated: Tue Apr 28 2020 10:50:10 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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