[Updated on 9 Oct 2021. With effect from 11 Oct 2021.]
This information is for individuals who are caregivers to vulnerable persons, including young children, elderly or people with disabilities, who:
- Have tested positive
- Are physically well.
- Need to be accompanied by a caregiver
- Your care recipient should immediately stop going to school/work and cancel social activities to protect others from possibly being infected with COVID-19.
- Stay calm. There is no need to rush to a hospital to get tested. Doing so may expose your care recipient to more risk because there may be other infected people there.
- Your care recipient should self-isolate for at least 72 hours. This will allow him/her to safely recover, monitor his/her health and avoid spreading the virus further.
What to expect
- Monitor the health of your care recipient and follow the steps below.
- If he/she is feeling unwell (e.g. high fever, prolonged cough, diarrhoea, etc), visit this page.
What to do in the upcoming days
- At the end of 72 hours, your care recipient should do a second self-administered ART.
- If the result is negative, he/she can resume normal activities.
- If the result is positive, continue to self-isolate.
- Your care recipient can stop self-isolation and resume normal activities when he/she gets a negative result.
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