Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan
Hi doctor, i am now in this case and not sure whether i should go for a covid 19 swab test or not.
CC: My colleague’s husband’s colleague
C1: my colleague’s husband
C2: My colleaugue
Thank you for your question.
We understand your worries especially with the close contact with positive symptoms of COVID-19
For you information, WHO listed common symptoms for COVID-19 infection as follows:
According to the Ministry of Health, close contact refers to either:
I would also encourage you to answer this 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. Further instructions will be given at the end of the quiz. Please act accordingly.
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 hygien and wear your face mask in public.
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