Mr Javid decided on the new measurement after examining all the proofs. So, he made a minimum isolation period of five full days.
Health Secretary, Sajid Javid, declared that people who tested positive for Covid may self-isolation for five full days in England and the tests show the negativity.
Sajid Javid: Covid self-isolation become five days
Mr Javid decided on the new measurement after examining all the proofs.
So, he made a minimum isolation period of five full days.
“Starting from Monday, people can exit isolation at the beginning of day six, subject to two negative lateral flow tests taken a day apart, with the first of these tests become Day 5,” added him.
Tories welcomed Covid isolation being reduced
Tories welcomed the decision and said it could support relief tension on the embattled Prime Minister. Also, allowing addressing staff shortages across public services and the economy. With the new measurement, people can go back to work earlier.
Covid self-isolation new measurement helps hospital staff
On January 9, about 40,031 NHS staff in England were absent for Covid-19 reasons. It was up 2 per cent on the previous week. However, NHS England data reveals that hospital staff absences because of Covid have fallen every day since getting a top of 49,941 on January 5.