46pc of COVID-19 cases not showing symptoms

James Kon

Forty-six per cent of the confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in the country did not show any symptoms while those with symptoms have cough, fever, flu, headache, sore throat, weakness, body ache and shivering according to statistics from the Ministry of Health.

This was highlighted by Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar at a press conference at the ministry’s Al-‘Afiah Hall yesterday.

A majority of the COVID-19 infection are detected through import cases and through local close contact.

The minister stressed on the importance for all parties including the public to continue to take precautions and not be complacent and practise good hygiene and social distancing.

The minister reminded those carrying out self-isolation at homes to comply with the guidelines which include staying in the room, not interacting with family members and not going out of the house.