Coronavirus patients highly infectious for first 9 days, according to new study

coronavirus patients highly infectious for first 9 days according to new study

Sumary of Coronavirus patients highly infectious for first 9 days, according to new study:

  • The peer-reviewed research, published in the Lancet medical journal on Thursday, analyzed hospitalized patients who had tested positive for the COVID-19 disease and found that the live virus, which causes infection, was not detected nine days after the symptoms started..
  • “Our findings are in line with contact tracing studies which suggest the majority of viral transmission events occur very early, and especially within the first five days after symptom onset, indicating the importance of self-isolation immediately after symptoms start,”.
  • WHO director-general in isolation after potential COVID-19 exposure – Nov 2, 2020 Most countries, as per World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines, recommend 10 days of self-isolation for COVID-19 patients….

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