Quarantine and Isolation of persons exposed to COVID-19 positive patients is the best practice in reducing the spread of the COVID-19. Limiting close face-to-face contact with others is the best way to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (CDC 2020) [ii]
- Stakeholders and Community visitors will self-quarantine, as instructed by a health care provider, based on reported symptoms, close contact with a COVID-19 infected person or person under investigation for possible COVID-19.
- All stakeholders who have recently travel will quarantine for
- All stakeholders who have been tested positive for COVID-19 will isolate for two weeks until they obtain a negative COVID-19 test result and are cleared by a healthcare provider.
More than 35% of positive COVID-19 cases in Guyana are asymptomatic[i]; however, we still encourage the monitoring of symptoms as a best practice to mitigate the risk of spreading COVID-19.