Yesterday, Monday, U.S. health officials shortened the period Isolation and its variants in people infected with the Govit-19 virus Those who do not show symptoms of the disease are halved, i.e. from 10 to 5 days and the health isolation period for those in contact with the victims is also reduced.
For its part, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a statement that the change was scientifically justified, with most infections occur within a day or two of symptoms and two or three days after they appear.
The report quoted Rochelle Wallinski, director of the centers, as saying that “these updates allow everyone to continue their daily lives in a safe way,” according to the AFP agency, which was viewed by AL Arabiya.net.
While the omigran variant of the corona virus represents a real threat to world health, it has become more prevalent in the United States since it became a rapidly spreading strain of corona, in addition, the number of daily infections with Covid-19 has increased exponentially, exceeding 200 thousand per day. , Is approaching the record level recorded in the country last January.
Officials fear that a shortage of manpower will cripple some sectors of the country’s economy.
The CDC, in its report, advised people suffering from goiter to wear masks for five days following the discovery that they had been infected with the virus.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reduced the health isolation period from 14 days to 5 days for those who have not been vaccinated against corona and those who have been proven to be in contact with the virus. They must wear a safety mask if they are not alone for five days in isolation.
As for those who have been vaccinated against the virus, they do not have to adhere to health isolation.
The recommendations made by the CDC are considered a reference standard and are widely followed in the United States, although they are not bound at the federal level.
On Monday morning, President Joe Biden acknowledged that some hospitals may be suffering from “depression” as large numbers of people are affected by Govt disease, while stressing that the country is well prepared to deal with large numbers of people infected with the virus. And called on its citizens not to allow “panic.”
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