FAQ: Discontinuation of Home Isolation

For symptomatic patients with confirmed COVID-19:

  • At least 24 hours have passed since recovery with no or improved respiratory symptoms and resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications. 
  • At least 14 days have passed since the first symptoms observed.

For asymptomatic patients with confirmed COVID-19:

  • At least 14 days have passed since the first COVID-19 diagnostic test came out positive, assuming no symptoms were developed following the positive test.

For immunocompromised patients, those living in congregations such as jails or dorms, and healthcare workers dealing with immunocompromised patients:

  • Two consecutive negative results of COVID-19 tests collected ≥ 24 hours apart are required to discontinue isolation.

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