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WHO reduces isolation period for Covid-19 patients without any signs or symptoms to 5 day from 10 days previously

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WHO reduces isolation period for Covid-19 patients without any signs or symptoms to 5 day from 10 days previously       Empty WHO reduces isolation period for Covid-19 patients without any signs or symptoms to 5 day from 10 days previously

Post by Seva Lamberdar Sun Jan 15, 2023 4:31 pm

Tribune News Service (New Delhi - Jan. 15, 2023)

The World Health Organisation (WHO) in revised guidelines on Covid 19 has said a Covid-19 patient can be discharged from isolation early if they test negative on an antigen-based rapid test.

“Without testing, for patients with symptoms, the new guidelines suggest 10 days of isolation from the date of symptom onset. Previously, WHO advised that patients be discharged 10 days after symptom onset, plus at least three additional days since their symptoms had resolved,” the world body said.

For those who test positive for Covid-19 but do not have any signs or symptoms, WHO now suggests five days of isolation in the absence of testing, compared to 10 days previously.   .................

Ref.: https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/who-reduces-isolation-period-for-covid-19-patients-470676
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