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CDC narrows down COVID-19 quarantine time

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to trim COVID-19 quarantine recommendations from 14 days to seven to 10 days after exposure.

News 12 Staff

Dec 2, 2020, 6:25 PM

Updated 1,295 days ago


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has shortened the recommended length of quarantine after exposure to someone who is positive for COVID-19.
The new guidelines from the health agency are a 10-day quarantine, or seven days for anybody that has received a negative test result.
The new guideline for quarantine comes down from the 14-day period recommended since the beginning of the pandemic.

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