CDC recommends shorter Covid isolation and quarantine norms

Health care workers, who test positive could resume their work after seven days of isolation followed by a negative COVID-19 report.

CDC recommends shorter Covid isolation and quarantine norms

The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday announced new recommendations to cut down the days of isolation from 10 to 5 days. The quarantine period for close aids to the COVID-19 patients was also shortened.

According to the revised guidelines, If the person in contact with the patient tested positive has received a booster shot, he/ she could skip quarantine, provided they wear masks for at least 10 days. Otherwise, they are subject to five days of quarantine.