People who test positive for COVID-19 should be quarantined for only 5 days as long as the symptoms have stopped.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Said on monday .. The change from 10 to 5 days in the quarantine guidelines is based on data showing that people with COVID-19 are most likely to infect others for several days before and after they begin to show symptoms.
According to the CDC, after leaving the quarantine, people will need to wear masks around others for another five days.
The CDC also did not receive a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, but those who received a second mRNA vaccine 6 months ago, or those who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine 2 months ago. , Said that it needs to be isolated 5 times. The number of days if they were exposed to someone in COVID-19.It’s a change from Previous guidelines Fully vaccinated people said they do not need to be quarantined if exposed to a person with the disease.
Changes to the isolation guidelines for people with COVID-19 will occur a few days after the CDC. Healthcare workers As long as it is asymptomatic and negative on day 7, if the virus test is positive, it should be quarantined for only 7 days.England too Reduced the recommended quarantine period Up to 7 days as long as people have a negative test on days 6 and 7.
Today’s new guidelines from the CDC for the general public in the United States do not include the recommendation to be tested at the end of a five-day quarantine period.
The highly contagious variant of Omicron has caused an unprecedented surge in cases of COVID-19, and in many places more people are testing positive for the virus than ever before. As a result, CDC Face pressure Shorten quarantine periods to reduce staff shortages from people who are positive and short of 10 days of work from a variety of industries, including airlines.
Public health experts say virus research supports shorter quarantine periods. But if people return to their daily activities, they should really recover. Megan Ranney, Emergency Doctor and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Public Health at Brown University, said: , Said New York Times ..
https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/27/22856114/cdc-covid-isolation-guidelines-shortened-omicron According to the CDC, COVID-19 patients should be quarantined for only 5 days as long as they are asymptomatic.