Virtual Covid-19 assessment centres reduce pressure on medical staff, say experts

Bernard Saw

Former health minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad is an advocate of online Covid-19 assessment centres, which he believes will lift some of the pressure on overwhelmed staff on the front line. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 28, 2021.

THE virtual Covid-19 assessment centre to manage category 1 and category 2 Covid-19 cases will be a relief for medical staff in hard-hit areas such as Selangor and Kuala Lumpur, experts have said.

They said the assessments would cover 97% of asymptomatic and mild symptom cases nationwide, leaving the already overworked health front-liners to concentrate on the more serious category 3, 4 and 5 patients.

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