The Governor of Formosa, Gildo Insfrán, announced today that families with minor children, people over 60 years of age and patients with pre-existing pathologies will be able to carry out social isolation in their homes, based on “the extraordinary results” achieved by the province to prevent the spread of coronavirus cases in its territory.
“Working together, the people and the government, we have achieved extraordinary results in the fight against the pandemic. We were able to control the worst outbreaks of infection in just one month. Thanks to this effective work, the experience acquired and the current health status of the province, we can move forward in updating health protocols for various situations, “said the president through a message posted on the social network Facebook.
The Formosa Covid-19 Emergency Comprehensive Care Council also decided that people who have had close contact with coronavirus patients and who have entered the province should remain isolated for 14 days: ten in an accommodation center and the last four in a private home, in compliance with the current testing protocol.
The council also ruled that in the case of family groups with minors, people with established pathologies and adults over 60 years of age, they may choose to carry out the 14-day quarantine at home.
Meanwhile, the hospitalization of asymptomatic positive patients or with mild symptoms will be 10 days in a Health Care Center, “being able to be discharged according to the medical protocol established by the Ministry of Human Development of the province.”
In the case of minor patients, their hospitalization may be domiciliary according to the protocol established by the Ministry of Human Development, it was officially recorded.
Likewise, it was established that people who have received the second dose of the coronavirus vaccine will be exempted from fulfilling social isolation.