Is it safe to come in contact/spend time with someone who has quarantined the suggested 14 days after testing positive for COVID-19?

Based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), those diagnosed with COVID-19 are no longer considered infectious if they no longer have fever, if their symptoms have improved, and if they’ve remained in quarantine for at least 10 days. If you have been exposed to COVID-19 and have quarantined for at least 14 days without any symptoms, it is safe for you to be around others. Even after quarantine, it is still important to continue wearing a mask, maintain social distancing, and wash your hands to prevent repeat infection and further quarantining.

Answered by Dr. Rachael Lee, MD.

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