Nobody likes isolating but in certain cases this is the only way to protect those dearest to you and to avoid infecting others

Isolation of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Who needs to go into isolation?

Anyone who tested positive on a COVID-19 test - whether a PCR test or an authorized antigen test - is required to go into isolation, including vaccinated and recovered individuals.

Further information for confirmed cases >

Self-report

You are not required to report your isolation to the Ministry of Health.

Isolation duration

  1. You are required to stay in isolation for at least 5 days (the day of the test is the 1st day of isolation).
  2. A home antigen test must be taken on the 4th evening of isolation.
  3. A home antigen test must be taken on the 5th evening of isolation.

If the results of both home tests are negative, and no symptoms have appeared for 48 hours - you can leave the isolation site in the end of day 5, after receipt of of a certificate of recovery from a physician or an HMO.

If the result of either tests is positive - you are required to stay in isolation until the end of day 7, but are not required to take another test. You can leave the isolation site after receipt of of a certificate of recovery from your physician or HMO.

If the result of one of the tests is positive, isolation is required until the end of the seventh day and the HMO must be notified but there is no need for an additional test. Isolation can be discontinued at the end of the seventh day provided no symptoms have appeared for 48 hours prior and a HMO recovery certificate has been issued.

Who can I stay in isolation with?

  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases must stay in a separate area from other household members.
  • If there are several confirmed cases in the house they may stay in isolation together.

 

 

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