According to the latest media release by MOH
Doctors have been advised to give five days of MC to patients with the following symptoms
- sore throat
- runny nose
Ministry of Health (MOH) urged individuals and employers to “follow strictly the five-day MC regime that has been put in place”.
“Most patients with respiratory symptoms are not infected with COVID-19.But we must take extra precautions. It is therefore important that anyone with respiratory symptoms (such as fever, cough, sore throat and runny nose) seek medical treatment early, and stay home throughout their illness. We urge all individuals and employers to cooperate, and follow strictly the five-day MC regime that has been put in place. In addition, we will be taking further pre-emptive measures to reduce the risk of community transmission. “