As of now, the reporting and tracking of asymptomatic Covid-19 patients will be exclusively done through the MySejahtera platform, according to Health director-general, Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
The Star reports that this will include the use of the Home Assessment Tool (HAT) for self-reporting, notifications to complete the HAT, notifications to report warning signs, and notifications to individuals eligible for treatment with the antiviral drug Paxlovid.
The Automated Voice Recording (robocall) system, CPRC Hotline, and National CAC Helpline, which were in operation from 2020 until 2022, for individuals who have not yet responded to HAT questions in the MySejahtera app, have been terminated.
The Health Ministry would like to remind all individuals, especially those who have been confirmed positive to activate the MySejahtera application notification function on their smartphones to ensure that the self-monitoring mechanism is functioning well.Ministry of Health, director-general, Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
Dr. Noor Hisham stated that the task force at the Covid-19 Assessment Centres (CAC) and the Health Clinics Fever Centre will continue to monitor Covid-19 patients virtually, while the state-level Crisis Preparedness and Emergency Response Centre (CPRC) will continue to keep an eye on the Covid-19 situation in each state.
Additionally, he said that the MySejahtera app would continue to be used to distribute the Home Surveillance and Observation Order (HSO) and Release Order (RO).
It has been more than two years since the pandemic, lives have returned to normal, but Covid-19 is still with us and around us. Even though you might have taken the vaccines, that doesn’t mean you are totally immune against it. Keep yourself and those around safe, at all times.