‘Low-risk patients can stay in hotels’


Crowded: People queuing to enter the Covid-19 Assessment Centre (CAC) at Malawati Stadium in Shah Alam. — KK SHAM/The Star

PETALING JAYA: Low-risk asymptomatic Covid-positive patients can opt to stay in hotels designated as quarantine centres with permission from medical officers, if they can afford to do so, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba.

He said low-risk patients in Categories 1,2 or 3 at quarantine centres such as the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS) or other centres can request to do so if they or their employers can foot the bill, with the approval of medical officers.

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