CDC Removes Isolation Restrictions For Those Who Get COVID; Shorter quarantine for all
U.S. health officials are lowering isolation restrictions for Americans who test positive for the coronavirus and shortening the quarantine timeframe for close contacts.
People with the virus can leave isolation after five days, up from 10 days previously.
People exposed to the virus can also leave quarantine after five days.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the changes on Monday. CDC officials said the guidelines are in line with growing evidence that the coronavirus is most infectious in the two days before and three days after symptoms appear.
The decision was also influenced by a recent increase in COVID-19 cases, driven by the omicron variant.
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