Improvements urgently needed in management of mild cases of Covid-19 and close contacts — MMA

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 6): Improvements are urgently needed in the Ministry of Health’s (MoH) handling of Covid-19 patients in Categories 1 and 2 — meaning those with mild symptoms — as well as their close contacts to eliminate confusion and prevent possible flouting of the home quarantine standard operating procedures (SOPs) which can lead to an increase in community transmissions, according to the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA).