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The Ministry of Health of the Nation published on its official page the new isolation conditions for people who receive a positive Covid diagnosis. The scheme that establishes the number of days that a person with the coronavirus must remain isolated makes a difference between those who have applied the coronavirus vaccine and those who were not inoculated.

Covid positive with complete vaccination schedule

Thus, the health portfolio that he directs Carla Vizzotti reported that a person who has Covid-19 diagnosis and account with the complete initial vaccination schedule (with less than five months of having completed the initial scheme -two doses- or applied the booster dose), must isolate for seven days from the date of onset of symptoms or from the date of diagnosis, if asymptomatic.

In addition, the person who isolates you must notify those with whom you have had contact within 48 hours before the onset of symptoms (or, if asymptomatic, two days before diagnosis) for them to self-quarantine.

yes on the seventh day person diagnosed with Covid-19 has no symptoms (at least during the last 48 hours), insulation can be lifted.

The isolation scheme for people diagnosed with Covid-19, according to the Ministry of Health of the Nation
The isolation scheme for people diagnosed with Covid-19, according to the Ministry of Health of the NationNational Ministry of Health

The person who comes out of his isolation must have the following precautions: not attend massive events; wear a mask correctly -covering the nose, mouth and chin, well adjusted to the face- permanently in closed places or open places with the presence of other people; maintain social distance; Avoid contact with people who have risk factors.

If the person has a diagnosis of Covid-19 and is not vaccinated or did not complete the primary vaccination schedule (two doses) must isolate for 10 days from the date of onset of symptoms, or from the date of diagnosis, if asymptomatic. Or it is also possible that the person is isolated for seven days, and the test is carried out from the seventh day.

The days of isolation of a person diagnosed with Covid-19 depend on whether they are vaccinated or, on the contrary, were not inoculated
The days of isolation of a person diagnosed with Covid-19 depend on whether they are vaccinated or, on the contrary, were not inoculatedMauro V. Rizzi – THE NATION

As in the case of people with the complete initial vaccination schedule, the person Covid positive must notify the people with whom he had contact 48 hours before the onset of symptoms (or two days before diagnosis, if asymptomatic), so that they can quarantine.

After spending time in isolation, the Ministry of Health recommends: not attend massive events; wear a mask correctly -covering the nose, mouth and chin, well adjusted to the face- permanently in closed places or open places with the presence of other people; maintain social distance; Avoid contact with people who have risk factors.

is defined as close contact to all people who have remained within a distance of less than 2 meters from a confirmed case while the latter was showing symptoms, or during the 48 hours prior to the onset of symptoms, for at least 15 minutes.

The following are the isolation measures for those who have had close contact with a positive Covid person, according to the vaccination schedule.

– Asymptomatic close contact and with booster doses more than 14 days after application: is exempt from preventive isolation. You just have to comply with the care strictly, avoid going to social or mass events, and self-monitor your symptoms daily.

The isolation scheme for close contacts
The isolation scheme for close contactsNational Ministry of Health

Asymptomatic close contact and with the complete vaccination schedule (less than five months after completing the initial schedule) or if you had Covid-19 in the last 90 days: is exempt from preventive isolation, but must comply with a diagnostic test between days 3 and 5 of contact with the confirmed case. Too must adhere to care strictly, avoid attending social or mass events, and self-monitor symptoms daily.

Asymptomatic close contact, without vaccination or with incomplete schedule (unvaccinated or with more than 5 months of application of the last dose): 10 days of isolation from the time of last contact with the confirmed case.


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