Covid-19 positive people in the United States will have to isolate themselves for another ten to five days.
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U.S. health officials announced on Monday, December 27, that they had halved the recommended isolation time for people who are Covid-19 positive. For asymptomatic people this period is reduced from ten to five days, while for contact cases the duration is reduced.
The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), the United States’ leading health agency, said in a statement. “Science justifies this reform“Accordingly, most infections occur one or two days before the onset of symptoms and two or three days after.
This reduction in the duration of isolation for patients and their contacts will soon apply in France. The government will formulate new rules “By the weekend when the consultations are over” Scientific organizations, Prime Minister Jean Costax announced on Monday evening.
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