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Kontak casual in mysejahtera

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: May 3, 2021 2:14 AM

Anonymous 5 days

How do I know which place I checked in that make me as kontak casual category. I received alert from mysejahtera on 1st May told me that I am being categorised as kontak casual. Do I need to go do swab test? I have mild running nose only.

Dr Sashini Seeni 5 days
General Practitioner

Greetings! Thank you for your questions.

We truly understand your concern regarding this matter. For your information, as a casual contact, you are considered to be at low risk of contracting COVID-19. You are a casual contact if you have been within only two meters of someone with COVID-19 for less than 15 minutes.

Recent studies revealed that between 5% – 80% of the COVID-19 cases may be asymptomatic, which means they exhibit no signs and symptoms of the same. This group of people, therefore, tends to spread COVID-19 without really knowing it. That’s why it is important to monitor any symptoms within 10 days or during quarantine. Although at this moment, it is not compulsory for a casual contact to do swab test in Malaysia, you must get tested as soon as possible if you develop any symptoms. Symptoms to look out for include:

  • fever (37.5°C or higher) or history of fever (night sweats, chills)
  • cough
  • shortness of breath (difficulty breathing).
  • runny nose
  • loss of taste
  • loss of smell
  • sore throat

In need of a second opinion? Our pulmonologist are here to help.

You may also click on this link to directly request a COVID-19 screening test. Or contact the Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC). Other than that, do practice good hand hygiene and wear your face mask in public.

CPRC contact:
0388810200
+60178429454
cprc@moh.gov.my

For more information on your health condition, or for more accurate treatment to be implemented, a more detailed test should be done beforehand. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to talk online with our certified doctors. Thank you

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Last Updated: Mon May 03 2021 02:14:27 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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