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Recent trip to Thailand

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: March 2, 2020 6:32 AM

Anonymous 9 months

I went to Thailand 2 weeks ago. While in Thailand i developed a mild cough. After that I continue my vacation in Langkawi & went to see my mother in Ipoh. I return to KL on 23 Feb with flu & cough. I went to the private clinic for 2 times, no fever & no difficulty in breathing. Do i need to undergo the test for covid 19? FYI, i went to Thailand from 16-18Feb, continue travelling in Langkawi from 18-20Feb, went back to ipoh from 20-23 Feb. My flu & cough developed on 23 Feb when i reached KL. Mild cough while in Thailand. I met a few traveller who was joining me in Thailand. One of them had a recent trip in Singapore (He is from US) & a women who was beside my dorm (She is from China)

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 9 months
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