Self-isolation for fully-vaccinated people with Covid slashed from seven days to five

1/13/2022 6:08:00 PM

The self-isolation period for fully-vaccinated people who test positive for Covid is to be cut from seven days to five. Read more:

The self-isolation period for fully-vaccinated people who test positive for Covid is to be cut from seven days to five. Read more:

The self-isolation period for fully-vaccinated people who test positive for Covid is to be cut from seven days to five, the Health Secretary Sajid Javid has announced.

There are hopes the latest change will help alleviate pressure on services that have been struggling due to high staff absences.In Wales the self-isolation period remains at seven days, with a spokesperson from the Welsh Government saying: "We will be guided by the evidence and look forward to seeing the clinical evidence that has informed this decision."

Labour have welcomed the change but questioned whether the testing system could cope with the demand."We welcome the announcement the Secretary of State has made on the reduction of the Covid isolation period to five days on condition that two negative tests are produced, so let's hope the Secretary of State sorts out testing," said shadow health secretary Wes Streeting.

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Where is the science that backs this? Happy to be educated Quick talk about something else. 5 days and China. Don't fall for it. 5 Full Days and depends on Negative Test on Days 5 And 6 I get that we need to eventually get it down to 0 days, that day will come, but the problem is how that should be achieved, I don’t really see the logic in cutting it bit by bit

presumably this is to keep numbers up at garden work events

Covid self-isolation in England being cut to five full daysThe Health Secretary said that the country was 'leading the world in how to live with Covid'. Die. That says it all then....party, party, party😄

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France set to reopen its borders to UK tourists 'within days' There are hopes the latest change will help alleviate pressure on services that have been struggling due to high staff absences.Image source, Getty Images The self-isolation period for people who test positive for Covid-19 is being cut to five full days in England, Health Secretary Sajid Javid has said.458 active-duty law enforcement died from COVID-19 in 2021, with the virus causing more deaths than anything else.The Omicron variant has been found to have a faster recovery time than previous strains of Covid, which is encouraging as cases continue to rise.

In Wales the self-isolation period remains at seven days, with a spokesperson from the Welsh Government saying: "We will be guided by the evidence and look forward to seeing the clinical evidence that has informed this decision." Labour have welcomed the change but questioned whether the testing system could cope with the demand. Ministers had touted the move as a way to reduce staffing pressures in some sectors, including the NHS. "We welcome the announcement the Secretary of State has made on the reduction of the Covid isolation period to five days on condition that two negative tests are produced, so let's hope the Secretary of State sorts out testing," said shadow health secretary Wes Streeting. Police departments and unions across the country have continued to protest vaccine mandates for public employees, with many threatening resignation. "Before Christmas he told use there was no issue with supply but over Christmas NHS staff and other keyworkers were unable to access tests because the Government hadn't noticed that the deliveries had shut up shop for Christmas. Look familiar? How rapid tests changed the pandemic Mr Javid said that the country was the "freest in Europe" and was "leading the world in how to live with Covid"." Read more: . Physical symptoms of long-Covid While people generally tend to test negative for Covid after 10 days of having the virus, there are a proportion of people who are left with long-term difficulties following the illness.