Last minute… New ‘quarantine period’ statement from the Ministry of Health


Ministry of Health, General Directorate of Public Healthmade a quarantine statement regarding the coronavirus epidemic.

In the statement “It has been stipulated that quarantine can be terminated if the quarantine period is 10 days in the general population, and if the PCR is negative on the 5th day in schools (Primary, Middle and High School). As of 4.10.2021, our health database has been processed in this way.‘ it was said.

The following statements were used in the statement of the directorate:

  • The need for an explanation arose in order to eliminate the hesitations that arose in the public due to new news in the press that the quarantine period was reduced to 10 days in case of contact in kindergartens.
  • In line with the opinion of our Scientific Committee, it has been decided to reduce the quarantine period to 10 days, but to follow up symptoms for 14 days in case of contact of unvaccinated people. The Contact Tracking and Outbreak Management Guide has been updated in this way.

‘NO ADDITIONAL PROVISION’

  • Accordingly, it was stipulated that quarantine could be terminated if the quarantine period was 10 days in the general population, and if the PCR was negative on the 5th day in schools (Primary Middle and High School). As of 4.10.2021, our health database has been processed in this way.
  • There is no additional provision that points to a different practice, except for the general society and primary and secondary school students.

Source: Cumhuriyet Gazetesi – Güncel by www.cumhuriyet.com.tr.

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