PUTRAJAYA: The rising number of COVID-19 cases in the country has led the Health Ministry to come out with five strategies under the COVID-19 Management Plan.
Health Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Dzulkefly Ahmad said, the first is the early detention of COVID-19 and the SARS COV.2 variants.
He said, the community empowerment via TRISS (test, report, isolate, inform and seek is the second strategy while the third is monitoring of health facilities and case management especially to protect the high risk groups.
“The fourth strategy is community empowerment via effective risk communication and fifth is the digitalisation of the healthcare system in managing the pandemic via MySejahtera application,” he said at the press conference held at the ministry today.
Dr. Dzulkefly added, the rise in COVID-19 cases however has not overburdened the public health care system.
He advised the people to adopt the best healthcare practices such as wearing mask in public areas besides avoiding congested places and social distancing.
Meanwhile, the Health Director General, Datuk Dr.Muhammad Radzi Abu Hassan said there is enough vaccines’ stock for those who want to get vaccinated or get their boosters.
“They can just walk in at any government health clinic or hospital,” he said at the press conference.
He added, there is sufficient supply of vaccines especially for the high risk groups or those with comorbidities.
Dr. Radzi alto said the ministry is in the process of procuring 2.7 million new generation COVID-19 vaccines.
“Anyway the vaccines we have now are still effective and can protect the COVID virus circulating,” he said. -Malaysia World News