England cuts Covid self-isolation period to five days
The Metro says The self-isolation period for people who have tested positive for Covid-19 has been slashed.
Sajid Javid confirmed in the Commons the amount of time infected people will have to stay at home will be cut to just five days.
At present, self-isolation is 10 days but positive cases can be released after a week if they test negative on days six and seven.
From Monday, people who have a confirmed infection will be able to ‘test and release’ after five full days in isolation.
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