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Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli
Good day to Miss/Mr/Madam,
Right now i am a close contact to a poitive covid 19 patient. Yesterday, i have chills on my hand and i can’t focus in my homework and also revision for my test. Today, i experience little bit sweaty hand,lips dry, still lack of focus on my homework and have urge to cough but the throat have no itchy or anything. I thought a lot the whole time about many things and need to responsible for housework, health of my family, homework and also test. I’m scared to get the illness. I would like to ask whether this symptom is covid-19 or just i thought a lot which cause this to happened?
We understand your concern especially during this pandemic.
According to the situation that you have described, I do urge you to continue monitoring your health and please take necessary precautions to protect yourself from the virus. According to WHO, the common symptoms of COVID-19 infection are:
Most common symptoms:
Less common symptoms:
Thus, you are also encouraged to answer the 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. The decision of whether a person needs to be checked is depending on the doctor’s evaluation of the patient’s history and risks which is those of high risk. We also provide home testing services, accessible through this link: COVID-19 Screening At Home.
These are the guidelines from the Centre of Disease Control (CDC):
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