CDC will reduce coronovirus quarantine time from 14 to 7-10 days


The official said the new guidelines would recommend close contacts of people infected with coronavirus, which should quarantine for 7 to 10 days after exposure. If someone receives a negative test, or 10 days without a test, individuals can end their quarantine after 7 days.
CDC updates its guidelines for contacting Kovid-19 after the prison has been infected
The CDC updated its definition of close contact with a Kovid-19 patient in late October to include multiple, brief descriptions. The current definition includes exposures that spend a total of 15 minutes to six feet or closer to an infected person. Earlier, the CDC defined a close contact as 15 minutes of continuous contact with an infected person.

Redfield announced upcoming quarantine guidelines during a coronovirus task force meeting on Tuesday, with officials saying the change was touted as a data-driven decision, which has been under review for weeks.

An official said Pence has been insisting on the CDC for months to review the guidelines.

The CDC did not immediately return CNN’s request for comment.

The official said that health experts emphasized the importance of implementing and implementing mitigation measures to reduce the alarming number of coronavirus cases across the country. There was no discussion of President Donald Trump joining public messages around those mitigation measures.

Mitigation efforts include use of masks, social disturbances, avoidance of crowds, and frequent hand washing.

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