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Returning from Singapore

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: May 5, 2020 7:08 AM

Anonymous 6 months


Hi Doctor,

I’ve travelled to Singapore before Malaysia MCO started and got my visit pass extended to 12th May by Singapore ICA. Since 7th April, Singapore had exercise Circuit Breaker and I have been staying home and have no health issue.

My question is, since I’ve undergone Circuit Breaker in Singapore, do I still need to undergo quarantine in Malaysia upon returning home? Can I perform a COVID swab test in Singapore to provide as proof so that I don’t have to undergo quarantine?

Hope to hear your advise. Thank you very much

Dr Ramzdhan 6 months
General Practitioner

Greetings, thank you for your question.

It would be great if you have a written letter and have been screened for the virus in Singapore. If you are confirm to be negative from the disease, you will still need to quarantine yourself for another 14 days.

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