Covid-19 Awareness Among Healthcare Students and Professionals Around Johor, Malaysia

Mohd Usairy Syafiq1, Hairul Fitri Shah1 , Sabariah Mohd Yusoff1

Quality Engineering Research Cluster, Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Institute of Industrial Technology, Johor Bahru, Malaysia1 1

Page 60 – 69   |   Vol. 7 No. 2 2022   |    Available online on 30 Dec 2022


The purpose of this research is to study the awareness of healthcare workers and professionals during COVID-19 pandemic. It aims to estimate the awareness of COVID-19 disease and related infection control practice among healthcare students and professionals around Johor Bahru, Malaysia. The data were collected from the respondents which consists of 153 healthcare students and professionals. Median test and quantitative analysis were used to test the level of awareness. The empirical study results revealed that healthcare students and professionals were shown to have high levels of COVID-19 awareness and information, as well as optimistic attitudes toward the disease based on the total percentage of the correct response.


Covid-19, Healthcare workers, Malaysia

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