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Recent rise in local cases due to contact tracing

Izah Azahari

The recent increase in COVID-19 cases is a result of contact tracing.

This was said by Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar during a press conference yesterday.

The minister said contacts identified were instructed to undergo swabbing and some tested positive.

“Apart from that, there is a new cluster of four people and contacts being investigated,” said Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham.

He urged those aware of anyone testing positive and recently in close proximity but not included in contact tracing to carry out an antigen rapid test (ART) or visit a clinic if they show any symptoms.