January 24, 2022

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Changes to the terms of the Positive and Closer Communications and Isolation Days in Santiago del Estro

04/01/2022 – 16:30 Santiago

During today’s session, the Minister of Health, Lic. Natividad Nassif, Deputy Secretary Dr. César Monti, Dr. Martha Tarchini, Dr. Mr. Martha Tarchini, Director and Director of Community Health; , And almost, Dr. Gracela Aljogare, Director of Internal Health, Dr. Florencia Coronal, Director of the Epidemiological Secretariat and Dr. Marcelo Ovezero, Director of the Center for Molecular and Metabolic Analysis, from Monday, January 3 this year, they are in practice, New conditions and isolated days Confirmed cases and close links of COVID-19 to the entire province; Depending on whether they have a vaccination schedule against COVID-19.

One year after the start of the vaccination campaign against COVID-19, the nation’s Ministry of Health, along with representatives of various provincial health departments, agreed at the Central Health Council (COFESA) in 2021 that new recommendations on isolated conditions would confirm vaccination for COVID – 19 cases and close liaison. Depending on whether it was put or not.

Since the emergence of the Omigron variant, there has been a continuous decline in the delta variation, primarily in our jurisdiction, with a progressive increase in the circulation of the Omigron variant, which may have led to an explosive increase in cases nationwide. In our province ..

Current evidence shows that Omigron has a doubling time of 2-3 days, Which makes it more contagious. Currently, the Omigran variant is associated with infection in those with complete immunization schedules, but with mild and short-term symptoms. These criteria are taken into account to extend the new isolation program in confirmed cases and close contacts, according to the vaccination program provided by the person.

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Isolation conditions for those with a complete plan.

It is considered a complete immunization program against Govit-19, except for those receiving 2 doses; Canine vaccine (single dose); Synoform vaccine for those over 50 years of age and those over 18 years of age, 5 months after the last dose of this vaccine; In both cases they need an additional 3rd dose.

That is why those with confirmed Covit-19 (by PCR or positive / detectable antigen testing) and those in close contact and with their complete vaccination program should be isolated for 7 days from the date. Positive results.

With close contacts, non-living, asymptomatic and complete vaccination program, they should be isolated for 5 days.

Isolation conditions with unvaccinated individuals or with an incomplete plan

In the case of a confirmed case (by PCR or positive / diagnostic antigen test), with or without a vaccination schedule or incomplete schedule, 10 days should be isolated from the date of the positive result. Similarly, 10 days for isolated contacts without vaccination schedule or incomplete schedule is isolated.

15 minutes or more or 48 hours prior to the onset of symptoms, within 2 m of the confirmed patient without adequate personal protective measures, and is considered close contact when the case manifests symptoms. For example: associates, visitors, co-workers.

Isolation of 10 days for close contact, with or without a vaccination schedule, is considered based on the positive test results of the infected person.

On the other hand, it is recommended to proceed with special care; Avoid attending events that are defined as high risk (mass events, community gatherings, etc.). Permanently use Sinstrap (well-adjusted, covering nose, mouth and chin) permanently in closed or open environments where others are present; Maintain social space, constantly ventilate the environment and wash your hands often.

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Remember: Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever of 37.5 ° C, dry cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, muscle aches, headache, diarrhea and / or vomiting, nasal congestion, sudden loss of taste or smell.

During health isolation, people are not allowed to leave their homes or receive visits and must comply with the preventive measures indicated by health officials through current regulations.