thestar.com.my 18 Oct, 2020 03:45 am

Covid-19: Get tested if you have symptoms or had contact with positive cases, Masidi urges Sabahans

Covid-19: Get tested if you have symptoms or had contact with positive cases, Masidi urges Sabahans
KOTA KINABALU: Anyone who has symptoms of Covid-19 or were in close contact with positive cases are urged to go for tests at any hospital or clinic immediately.

"We are getting these numbers due to the extensive contact tracing and testing of suspected patients from all the 11 red zones statewide," Masidi said.The red zones are Tawau, Lahad Datu, Semporna, Kunak, Tuaran, Penampang, Putatan, Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan, Papar and Kota Belud.Sabah Health Department director Datuk Dr Christina Rundi also urged those from red zones and those who had close contact with Covid-19 positive patients to quarantine themselves while awaiting tests.Sabah recorded an increase of 451 cases on Oct 17, with four new deaths and a new cluster.

Covid-19: Get tested if you have symptoms or had contact with positive cases, Masidi urges Sabahans Nation KOTA KINABALU: Anyone who has symptoms of Covid-19 or were in close contact with positive cases are urged to go for tests at any hospital or clinic immediately.He said so far, many have been traced and tested positive due to the aggressive contact tracing efforts by state authorities.

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