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MOH: Recovered COVID-19 Patients No Longer Need Lab Tests
25 August 2020

​​Through an awareness infographic published on its Twitter page and its educational platform: «Live Well», MOH has stated that lab testing is not required to prove recovery from COVID-19. However, recovering patients should self-isolate themselves for 10 days and ensure non availability of COVID-19 symptoms such as high fever, coughing or shortness of breath within the last 3 days.​

This step comes in continuation of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) awareness campaign launched by MOH in conjunction with the outbreak of the virus, under the theme “Prevent Coronavirus”. It aims to educate all members of the society about the new Coronavirus. It also guides them towards correct behaviors that contribute to preventing the disease and limiting its spread, in order to maintain the health and safety of all community members.

MOH reiterated that anyone, who has symptoms or wants an assessment, can use the self-assessment service on «Mawid» app. Those, who have questions, can also inquire or seek advice by calling the 937-Service Center, available 24/7. The Center is now made closer to everyone than ever. The public can also benefit from its interactive services through WhatsApp app. on the number 920005937. They can have access to health information and updates on COVID-19. The service also provides users with information on blood donation and primary health care centers (PHCs). Besides, it enables them to reserve appointments.

Last Update : 26 August 2020 01:20 AM
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