Catalonia to reduce quarantine time from 14 to 10 days

THE Generalitat of Catalonia are set to reduce the Covid quarantine period from 14 to 10 days of isolation starting next week to make it easier to stick to.

This was announced by Secretary of Public Health, Josep Maria Argimon announced today, Tuesday, September 22.

The reduction in quarantine days will affect both cases of positives and close contacts of positives, as explained by the health spokesperson in an interview on TV3.

Various epidemiological experts had recommended reducing the days of isolation from 14 to 10 days so that affected people who do not have symptoms could return to work and social normality as quickly as possible, although others disagree with this measure, as Argimon himself has pointed out.

However, the Secretary of Public Health has indicated that “this measure will be evaluated” and also compliance with the ten-day quarantine and “if it is necessary to go back, it will be done.”

The objective is to “improve compliance with the isolation” of positive people and their close contacts, has had an impact.

Argimon will offer more information on this decision and other “understandable and global” measures, in addition to the latest data on the pandemic in Catalonia, this afternoon at a press conference.

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