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Singapore changes Covid-19 strategy to time-based discharge of infected patients

Amala Balakrishner
Amala Balakrishner5/28/2020 09:04 PM GMT+08  • 3 min read
Singapore changes Covid-19 strategy to time-based discharge of infected patients
“As we know more about COVID-19, as a result of both global research, as well as research done locally, we will adjust our medical plan for COVID-19 patients,” said Health Minister Gan Kim Yong.
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SINGAPORE (May 28): Patients with Covid-19 who are assessed to be clinically well and no longer infections by Day 21 of their illness will be discharged without having to undergo further tests, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said on Thursday.

As an added precaution, these patients must stay home or at the their dormitories for an additional seven days till Day 28. After this, they will be allowed to return to work, he added.

“This revised approach will allow patients who are well and not infectious to return to the community, said Gan at a press conference by the Covid-19 multi-ministry taskforce.

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