a) The home quarantine period is for 14 days from contact with a confirmed case or earlier if.
When can a person be released from quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Quarantined individuals can be released from quarantine restrictions if they have not developed COVID-19 symptoms and have not tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 for 14 days since their last exposure to someone who tested positive.
How long does it take for symptoms to appear after exposure to COVID-19?
People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.
How long do people with COVID-19 remain infectious for?
Specifically, researchers have reported that people with mild to moderate COVID-19 remain infectious no longer than 10 days after their symptoms began, and those with more severe illness or those who are severely immunocompromised remain infectious no longer than 20 days after their symptoms began.
When can I discontinue isolation after testing positive for COVID-19, if I never have any symptoms?
Persons infected with SARS-CoV-2 who never develop COVID-19 symptoms may discontinue isolation and other precautions 10 days after the date of their first positive RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 RNA.
What is the purpose of quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Quarantine is intended to reduce the risk that infected persons might unknowingly transmit infection to others. It also ensures that persons who become symptomatic or are otherwise diagnosed during quarantine can be rapidly brought to care and evaluated.
What is self quarantine?
Self-quarantine is a method of slowing its spread through staying at home and away from other people.