Georgia cuts Covid quarantine, isolation period

Deputy Health Minister Tamar Gabonya announced on Friday that the Georgian government will reduce the minimum period of self-isolation and quarantine from Monday, Trend reports citing 1tv.ge.

Here are the main summaries of her press point:

  • People with COVID-19 must isolate/quarantine for 8 days if they are mild and asymptomatic and their symptoms resolve (within 24 hours); followed by the use of a strict mask for 5 days;
  • Patients with moderate or severe cases should be quarantined/isolated for at least 10 days with symptomatic treatment (within 24 hours); followed by the use of a strict mask for 5 days;
  • For those who have been exposed to COVID-19, people exposed to double stress and boosters do not need to be quarantined in the 90 days since their second or third dose, while patients who have recovered from COVID-19 will be required to isolate for 10 days, followed by strict mask use.
  • People who are not immunized should stay in quarantine for 8 days after exposure and wear a mask for 9-12 days.

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