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What to do if you have confirmed COVID-19?

1. Isolate
Self-isolate in a separate room with a separate bathroom. Avoid using shared spaces (corridor, kitchen, etc.). Food and other necessities should be left by other people at the outer door of your isolation room.  Healthy persons may not live with you in the same room during your self-isolation.  Exceptions may apply in cases when a child or a disabled person with COVID-19 should be taken care of.  

2.  Create a list of your contacts
Create a list of people who were at high risk. Specify names, surnames, telephone numbers as you will be asked by the NPHC to provide this list.
IMPORTANT. You are required to inform the people whom you have socialized in person with!!!
IMPORTANT AS WELL. Create a list of locations you have visited during 14 days and indicate the date and time as correct as possible.
WAIT FOR THE NPHC SPECIALISTS TO CONTACT YOU.

3. Monitor your health
Communicate with your general practitioner. Measure your body temperature every day and monitor your health.

When is someone considered recovered from COVID-19?

4.    Patients with mild COVID-19
You should no longer self-isolate after 10 days from the onset of symptoms if you have had no fever for not less than 3 days without the use of fever-reducing medications and other symptoms of COVID-19 have subsided.

5.    Severe COVID-19 and individuals:
•    With weak immune system;
•    Recipients of supportive therapy and care services;
•    Staff of institutions providing supportive therapy and care services;
•    People living in social care institutions;
•    Staff of social care institutions;
•    Inmates of detention facilities;
•    Staff of detention facilities.

You should no longer self-isolate after 20 days from the onset of symptoms if the COVID-19 symptoms have subsided and you have had no fever for not less than 3 days without the use of fever-reducing medications.

6.     Individuals with asymptomatic COVID-19
You should no longer self-isolate after 10 days from the day of collection of the swab specimen from your nasopharynx and pharynx which tested positive by PCR.
 

 

Last updated: 10-03-2021