Changes related to the time of quarantine were announced by Wojciech Andrusiewicz, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Health, at the end of the week. The regulation was due to enter into force since the beginning of weeksA, but – as the ministry explained – due to the necessity of changing the information technology system to deal with epidemic events, this date was postponed by a day.

According to the regulation, with regard to people who have not shown symptoms of the Coronavirus, as well as people who have been in contact with the source of infection, Quarantine will end in seven days. So far, it has lasted three days.

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Quarantine is shorter because the coronavirus is evolving

The Ministry of Health justifies the reduction of quarantine with the development of the virus. Specifically, that v Variable delta and COVID-19 omicron It gives symptoms much faster than previous mutations. MZ indicates that after a week of asymptomatic contact with an infected person, there is a risk Getting little SARS-CoV-2.


The change does not apply to people who started quarantine before January 25. For them, it still lasts 10 days. During this time, they cannot leave the house. The Ministry of Health would like to remind you that if disturbing symptoms appear, you should consult a doctor.