The CDC releases new COVID quarantining guidelines

People wait in line at a testing site to receive a free COVID-19 PCR test in Washington, DC. Monday the CDC announced that people can isolate for five days, instead of 10, after they’ve tested positive for the coronavirus and have no symptoms.
People wait in line at a testing site to receive a free COVID-19 PCR test in Washington, DC. Monday the CDC announced that people can isolate for five days, instead of 10, after they've tested positive for the coronavirus and have no symptoms. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images
People wait in line at a testing site to receive a free COVID-19 PCR test in Washington, DC. Monday the CDC announced that people can isolate for five days, instead of 10, after they’ve tested positive for the coronavirus and have no symptoms.
People wait in line at a testing site to receive a free COVID-19 PCR test in Washington, DC. Monday the CDC announced that people can isolate for five days, instead of 10, after they've tested positive for the coronavirus and have no symptoms. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

The CDC releases new COVID quarantining guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday it’s cutting down the recommended COVID isolation period for some patients.

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