The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a reduction in the recommended quarantine time for people who test positive for coronavirus.
According to the data USA Today, the deadline has been reduced from 10 to 5 days.
Americans who have come into contact with a confirmed carrier of the coronavirus are also allowed less time to self-isolate.
CDC Director Rochelle Walenski warned that In the United States, a surge in cases of infection with the Omicron strain is expected.
The results of the study showed that this variant of the coronavirus is highly contagious, but the disease is usually mild. Carriers of the virus are more infectious during the two days before and three days after the onset of symptoms.