Just because a fever is not present, does not mean a person does not have COVID-19, according to the Chief Medical Officer.
Dr Roshan Parasram, while speaking on the use of thermal scanners, says this symptom is not always present in persons with the virus.
Health officials continue to urge persons who have symptoms of worsening intensity to seek medical care.
Dr Parasram says such symptoms include shortness of breath, vomiting, abdominal pains, extreme tiredness or dizziness or the inability to eat or drink.
Meanwhile, the CMO reminds that a test using a thermal scanner can also be done on the wrist, rather than at the forehead.