PETALING JAYA: Selangor DAP assemblyman Lim Yi Wei(pic) has confirmed that she has tested positive for Covid-19 following her return from Sabah recently.
The 31-year-old Kampung Tunku assemblyman urges all who have been in contact with her for the last 14 days to undergo screening at the nearest health clinic.
Lim said she initially tested negative after undergoing a swab test at KLIA2 upon returning for Sabah on Sept 27.
"Since day one, I have been quarantined at home. On Sept 30, I called the Petaling health district office to find out my results. They were negative and I was asked to come the next day to remove my bracelet.
"However, I experienced some symptoms associated with Covid-19," she said in a statement on Monday (Oct 5)
Upon the advice of the Petaling health authorities, Lim said she took a second swab test on Friday (Oct 2) and continued her self-quarantine.
She said she received news of her results from the Petaling health authorities today confirming that she had contracted the virus.
"My team has also self-quarantined since day one.They have tested negative on their first swab test and will be doing a second test," she added.
She extended her apology to all Health Ministry staff, colleagues and those who have been inconvenienced despite her effort at taking all precautions including self-quarantine since Sept 27.
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