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When can do second covid test

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: January 11, 2021 4:56 AM

Anonymous 6 days

Hi, I have self-quarantine for 10 days, and I did not have any feeling uncomfortable at all throughout the time. Can I get second covid test on the 11 days or it is necessary have to wait after 14 days?

Dr Sashini Seeni 6 days
General Practitioner

Greetings, thank you for your questions.

First and foremost, I understand your concern regarding this issue since currently there’s an outbreak of coronavirus and you are experiencing some symptoms suggesting coronavirus.

To address your question, COVID-19 test can be done in all government hospital. However, they would only did if you’re in high risk group. You can answer questions to assess your risk profile from this link (Assess Your Risk Here).

From the quiz you will be categorized into different group and according to that, an appropriate steps would be advised. If you’re in low or medium low, you’ll only need to practice hygiene and monitor the symptoms. If you’re in medium-high risk you’ll required to be quarantine for 14 days and if you’re in high risk group you’ll need to come to the hospital immediately.

Here are just general answer for your concern. For more information on coronavirus, please visit the official Ministry of Health portal at link here (MOH COVID-19 Portal). You can also consult a doctor for free regarding your condition by clicking Ask Doctor link on the portal. Thank you

Last Updated: Mon Jan 11 2021 04:56:57 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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