The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently updated its guidelines for best practices on home isolation. The following isolation recommendations apply to individuals who have a) tested positive for COVID-19, b) have symptoms of COVID-19 or c) were exposed to COVID-19. These new guidelines are more closely related to the symptoms exhibited by the individuals, as follows:
- Persons without symptoms of COVID-19 can end their isolation after 10 days from the date of a positive COVID-19 test.
- Persons who were exposed to the virus, but were never tested and have no symptoms, should likewise quarantine for 10 days.
- Persons who have