By Chew Lip Song
BANDAR Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii today said he would abide by health protocols after being informed that he had came into close contact with a Covid-19 patient.
In a Facebook post this morning, Dr Yii said his last direct contact with the Covid-19 patient was March 2.
“Thus the 14 days incubation period since my last contact with him will finish tomorrow (16/3). I will continue to take the necessary precautions including self-isolation and personal hygiene. I am in contact with the State Health Department and will continue to follow their advice.
“Do not panic, take the necessary precautions and together we will get through this,” he wrote .
Dr Yii also attached an official definition of patient under investigation (PUI) as being someone who experienced Covid-19 symptoms and either had travelled to affected countries in the 14 days before the illness started or who had close contact with a Covid-19 patient in the 14 days before the illness started.
I was just informed that i had direct contact with a patient that was just tested (+ve) on the 2/3/2020(last…
Dr Yii’s announcement comes after fellow DAP Sarikei MP Wong Ling Biu was yesterday reported to be a PUI for Covid-19 in Sibu Hospital in Sarawak. Earlier today, news portal Malaysiakini reported that Wong had tested positive for Covid-19.