New guidelines on quarantine process

New guidelines on quarantine process

New guidelines on quarantine process

Written by Staff Writer

27 Jan, 2021 | 7:59 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): The health ministry has rolled out a set of guidelines on discharging individuals infected by COVID-19 upon completing quarantine.

According to the health guidelines, infected individuals can be discharged from quarantine if they have developed antibodies.

Individuals who contract COVID-19 and display symptoms can be discharged from quarantine, 10 days after undergoing a PCR test, provided that their health condition improves.

Such individuals are required to undergo home quarantine for 4 days.

Individuals at elders homes, hotels and prisons who test positive for the virus, have to spend the last 4 days of the 14-day quarantine period at a treatment centre.

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