On the morning of December 30, the Ministry of Well being issued an official dispatch on adjusting the definition of Covid-19 instances.
F0 is the one who examined optimistic for SARS-CoV-2 by PCR. Shut contact (F1) and optimistic speedy take a look at outcome for SARS-CoV-2.
The ministry additionally clearly stipulates that F0 is a case with scientific signs suspected of getting Covid-19 (a suspected case, with a optimistic speedy take a look at outcome for SARS-CoV-2 and with epidemiological components (excluding F1). Speedy antigen take a look at optimistic 2 occasions in a row.
In line with the Ministry of Well being, speedy take a look at merchandise for SARS-CoV-2 virus antigens have to be on the listing of licensed by the Ministry, made by medical employees or by suspected contaminated individuals underneath the supervision of medical employees. by not less than one of many direct or oblique means via distant means.
F1 is an individual who has direct bodily contact comparable to shaking arms, hugging, kissing… with F0 throughout the transmission interval of F0. In case of carrying or NOT carrying a masks, having contact, speaking inside 2 meters or in the identical slim, enclosed area for not less than quarter-hour with F0 throughout the transmission interval of F0. Individuals who straight take care of, look at and deal with F0 throughout the transmission interval of F0 with out totally utilizing private protecting tools.
What’s suspected Covid-19?
As a detailed contact (F1), not less than 2 of the signs comparable to fever; cough; sore throat; runny nostril, stuffy nostril; physique aches, fatigue, chills; decreased or misplaced style; decreased or misplaced sense of odor; ache, headache; diarrhea; shortness of breath; respiratory irritation.
The suspected case of Covid-19 additionally has epidemiological components (excluding F1) and has not less than 2 of the above scientific manifestations. Having a optimistic speedy take a look at outcome for SARS-CoV-2. Lastly, the suspected case could have epidemiological components (excluding F1) current on the identical technique of transport or on the similar location, occasion, office, class… because the confirmed case ( F0) is within the interval of transmission or is a former resident, coming from an lively outbreak space.
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