By Sheeda Fathil
SHAH ALAM, Feb 3 — The Health Ministry (MOH) has agreed to integrate the data of both the MySejahtera and state-developed SELangkah (Step in, Safely) contact tracing systems.
Selangor Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari said as a result, a few measures will be taken including reaching out to the National Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC) for the data to be updated immediately for efficient tracing of the Covid-19 infection.
“I have spoken to the Health Minister (Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba) and he has agreed to the integration of data for both systems.
“Moreover, the information obtained from CPRC can also be used by the ministry to identify existing areas with Covid-19 infection,” Amirudin said.
He said this to the media after visiting the temporary childcare centre (taska) for frontliners of the Covid-19 Quarantine and Low Risk Treatment Centre (PKRC) at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS) 2.0 here yesterday.
On January 20, Amirudin said the SELangkah app function was improved and upgraded to enable Covid-19 patients to self-monitor their health condition.
The upgrade, done in collaboration with Selgate Corporation (Selgate), involved setting up a hotline and call centre that operates 24 hours to guide users on how to use the self-monitor kit.