How will isolation periods change in Georgia in case of COVID

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How will isolation periods change in Georgia in case of COVID

How will isolation periods change in Georgia in case of COVID

According to the new rules, the period of self-isolation in case of coronavirus will depend on the course of the disease 01/14/2022, Sputnik Georgia

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TBILISI, Jan 14 – Sputnik. The terms of quarantine and isolation will depend on the course of the disease and vaccination, said Deputy Minister of Health Tamar Gabunia. At the beginning of the week, epidemiologists announced a change in the terms of quarantine and isolation, which are currently 12 days for everyone. According to the Deputy Minister, according to the new rules, the period of self-isolation with coronavirus will depend on the course of the disease. In case of asymptomatic or mild illness, the self-isolation period will be 8 days, provided that there are no symptoms during the last day and wearing a mask for five days after the end of the self-isolation period. In case of a severe and moderate form of the disease, the self-isolation period will be at least 10 days, while there should be a sharp improvement dynamics over the last 24 hours. At the same time, at the end of the self-isolation period, those who have been ill must wear masks for five days. As for those who are in contact with the sick coronavirus, then the quarantine period, according to the Deputy Minister of Health of Georgia, will depend on whether the contact is vaccinated or not. The chief infectious disease specialist of Georgia is against the introduction of new Restrictions >>Vaccinated, including the booster dose, will not be in quarantine for a period of 2 weeks to 90 days after vaccination. Also, quarantine will not be needed for those who have suffered coronavirus 60 days before. True, such persons will have to wear masks all the time for 10 days. As for the unvaccinated, according to Gabunia, they will be required to be in quarantine for 8 days and wear a mask for 9-12 days when they come into contact with the patient. Both doses of the coronavirus vaccine in Georgia, as of January 14, made 1,186,833 people, which is 41.3% of the adult population. A total of 2,596,549 doses of vaccinations were given. Of these, 1,305,434 people have been vaccinated with at least one dose, which is 45.4% of the adult population. Subscribe to video news from Georgia on our YouTube channel.

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According to the new rules, the period of self-isolation in case of coronavirus will depend on the course of the disease

TBILISI, Jan 14 – Sputnik. The timing of quarantine and isolation will depend on the course of the disease and vaccination, Deputy Health Minister Tamar Gabunia said.

At the beginning of the week, epidemiologists announced a change in the terms of quarantine and isolation, which are currently 12 days for everyone.

“These changes will come into force on Monday, and now we are clarifying them,” Gabunia said at a briefing.

According to the Deputy Minister, according to the new rules, the period of self-isolation in case of coronavirus will depend on the course of the disease.

In case of asymptomatic or mild illness, the self-isolation period will be 8 days, provided that there are no symptoms during the last day and wearing a mask for five days after the end of the self-isolation period.

In severe and moderate forms of the disease, the period of self-isolation will be at least 10 days, while there should be a sharp improvement over the last 24 hours. At the same time, at the end of the period of self-isolation, those who have been ill must wear masks for five days.

As for those who are in contact with a coronavirus patient, the quarantine period, according to the Deputy Minister of Health of Georgia, will depend on whether the contact has been vaccinated or not.

The chief infectious disease specialist of Georgia is against the introduction of new restrictions >>

Those vaccinated, including the booster dose, will not be quarantined for a period of 2 weeks to 90 days after vaccination. Also, quarantine will not be needed for those who have suffered coronavirus 60 days before. True, such persons will have to wear masks all the time for 10 days.

As for the unvaccinated, according to Gabunia, they will be required to be in quarantine for 8 days when in contact with the patient and wear a mask for 9-12 days.

Both doses of the coronavirus vaccine in Georgia, as of January 14, were made by 1,186,833 people, which is 41.3% of the adult population. A total of 2,596,549 doses of vaccinations were given. Of these, 1,305,434 people were vaccinated with at least one dose, which is 45.4% of the adult population.

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