Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli
Doctor,Im Jessie,SHO in a manufacturing company.We do perform our body temperature checking to all our employees using Infrared Thermometre.
Q1:Can i know some guideline on body temperature reading especially for Covid-19?
Q2: Therewith found low body temperature reading been tracked such as 35°C and below…Is there any related factor in between LOW BODY TEMPERATURE and COVID-19…?
We understand your worries especiallywe are now in the midst of coronavirus outbreak.
WHO listed common symptoms for COVID-19 infection as follows:
So far low body temperature is not the common sign seen in COVID-19 infection. However, fever alone is not indicative of COVID-19. Hence, the needs of screening test depends on the risk profile. To assess your risk, 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/.