1. I have been in contact with a CONFIRMED case of COVID-19. What should I do?
- Notify those you live, work or may have come into contact with
- Self-quarantine for 14 days and monitor yourself closely for any symptoms
- Should you develop symptoms – seek medical advice and contact their Healthcare worker/ After the 14-day quarantine period, consult your healthcare provider for a medical clearance certificate.
2. I’ve tested positive for COVID-19 as confirmed by lab tests. What should I do?
- Call your health care provider immediately for medical advice
Remember, when in self-quarantine:
- Stay home from work, school, and away from other public places. If you must go out, avoid using any kind of public transport
- Monitor your symptoms carefully. If your symptoms get worse, call your healthcare provider immediately.
Get rest and stay hydrated.
- If you have a medical appointment, call the healthcare provider ahead of time and disclose that you are under self-quarantine on suspicion of having COVID-19 or confirmed and are undergoing treatment for COVID-19.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitiser that contains at least 60% alcohol.
- Stay in a specific room and away from other people in your home. Also, you should use a separate bathroom, if available. If you need to be around other people in or outside of the home, wear a facemask.
- Avoid sharing personal items with other people in your household, like dishes, towels, and bedding
- Clean all surfaces that are touched often, like counters, table-tops, and doorknobs. Use household cleaning sprays or wipes according to the label instructions.
- In case of emergency, notify despatch personnel that you have COVID-19.