Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan
What should I do? Should I go and check or self quarantine 14 days?
Thank you for your question.
We understand your worries especially regarding the close contact to a positive COVID-19 patient. We like you to advise for you to self quarantine at the moment and contact your nearest Health District Office on what’s the best plan you can do, either to go for a swab test or they can send someone for a test. Meanwhile try to maintain physical and social distance between family members. You may also click on this link to directly request a COVID-19 screening test.
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 their 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.
But if you want to seek a second opinion, you may try to contact the Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC). Other than that, do practice good hand hygiene and normalize wearing face mask in public.
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