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Covid 19 close contact with office colleague?

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: September 4, 2021 3:27 AM
Anonymous 8 months

I’m 49 male, my office colleague’s husband tested positive covid19 on 31/8 then she stay home few days and then develop flu symptom on 2/9/21. So she go get swap tested positive on 3/9/21 (colleague in different department room, same floor and share use copy, fax machines, we all wear mask in office).
I am staying with wife and a son. I have bought a RTK oral fluid test kit standby. No symptom yet for now.
So how many days should we self quarantine ? When to use the test kit ? Please advise the procedures.
Need i update my MySej status to add close contact with covid19 positive person?
Thanks.

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 8 months
General Practitioner

Hello,
Thank you for your queries.

We understand that you wanted to know the next step that you need to take and whether to update your MySejahtera. We will try to help you.

For your information, you do need to update your status in My Sejahtera. According to the MoH Covid-19 infection chain guideline, your status falls under category 2. You are required to:

  • Quarantine for 10 days from last contact with the infected person, despite having no symptom or a negative result on Covid-19 test
  • Complete a Covid-19 test if you have a symptom or if asked by Pejabat Kesihatan Daerah (PKD)

Further information, you may contact the relevant department CPRC via 0388810200/+60178429454 and you may also contact us for online consultations.

Thank you, we hope our answer has been helpful.

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