Cyprus Mail

Coronavirus: fully vaccinated people do not need to isolate even if close contract of a positive


The health ministry said that starting from Wednesday, people who completed their vaccination by receiving both Covid-19 jabs do not have to self-isolate for 14 days should they be found to be a close contact of a positive case.

A prerequisite, however, is that 14 days must be completed since their second dose of the vaccine.

Moreover, people who caught the virus within the last six months and made a full recovery are also not required to self-isolate should they become contacts of a positive case.

The health ministry reminded that in both cases, a PCR test needs to be carried out and will be scheduled by the government as per usual for contacts of positive cases.

Police officers will be entitled to ask people exempt from self-isolation for vaccination certificates.

Related Posts

Justice system faces collapse, supreme court warns

Elias Hazou

Coronavirus: Five deaths, 2,200 new cases reported on Tuesday (updated)

Staff Reporter

More than 3,000 asylum seekers find jobs

Anna Savva

Coronavirus: Six per cent of hospitalised have received booster

Gina Agapiou

Coronavirus: Test to stay scheme to begin on Monday

Antigoni Pitta

CypERC: Recovery and Resilience Plan will facilitate the path towards improved productivity

Source: Cyprus News Agency