Samples of seven suspected Covid-19 cases in Kelantan test negative

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  • Sunday, 16 Feb 2020

Picture taken from Sinar Harian.

KOTA BARU (Bernama): The Kelantan Health Department has confirmed that the seven suspected Covid-19 patients in the state tested negative for the virus.

Its director Datuk Dr Zaini Hussin (pic) said the test on samples of patients under investigation (PUI) was conducted from Jan 25 to Feb 10.

He said five samples were sent to the Public Health Laboratory in Perol while two samples were tested at the Institute of Medical Research (IMR).

"So far, samples of all seven suspected Covid-19 cases have shown negative results and we hope that the public will not spread information without checking on its authenticity" he said when contacted Sunday (Feb 16).

Dr Zaini also advised the public to maintain good personal hygiene including washing their hands regularly and to observe cough etiquette in public areas. - Bernama

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