COVID-19 affects different people in different ways. Infected people have had a wide range of symptoms reported – from mild symptoms to severe illness.
Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
• Fever or chills
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Muscle or body aches
• New loss of taste or smell
• Sore throat
• Congestion or runny nose
• Nausea or vomiting
Covid 19 RTK Swab Antigen Test in Bukit Bintang, Kajang, Negeri Sembilan are considered to be most effective test that can identify the virus that causes COVID-19.
Nasal and Throat swabs of an individual are collected under the observation of a healthcare practitioner.
Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome and kidney failure.
This test is over 97% accurate. This is a recommended test for COVID screening by the KKM. Results within 15 min.
In addition, you can also do a COVID-19 PCR Swab test. This is a dignostic test, that is gold standard in terms of accuracy and is a 2 swab test (one from the nose , and the other from oropharyngeal passage). The results for this test takes 24 hours-48 hours from sample harvest.
- This test checks if you have an active COVID infection
- Detects the presence of SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Look for emergency warning signs for COVID-19. If someone is showing any of these signs,
seek emergency medical care immediately by calling 999:
~ Trouble breathing
~ Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
~ New confusion
~ Inability to wake or stay awake
~ Pale, gray, or blue-colored skin, lips, or nail beds, depending on skin tone.
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
Learn how COVID-19 spreads and practice these actions to help prevent the spread of this illness.
-> To help prevent the spread of COVID-19:
-> Get a COVID-19 vaccine when it’s available to you.
-> Wear a mask to protect yourself and others and stop the spread of COVID-19.
-> Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arm lengths) from others who don’t live with you.
-> Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces. The more people you are in contact with, the more likely you are to be exposed to COVID-19.
-> Clean your hands often, either with soap and water for 20 seconds or a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
-> Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
-> Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
-> Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces daily.
-> Monitor your health daily.