Michigan health officials maintain current COVID isolation guidelines

30 December, 2021
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Michigan health officials maintain current COVID isolation guidelines

Michigan health officials chose to maintain current coronavirus isolation guidelines, after the CDC recommended halving the number of proposed days for quarantine.

The announcement comes as Michigan reported 25,858 new cases of COVID-19 and 338 virus-related deaths on Wednesday — an average of 12,929 over the past two days, a new state record for daily cases, in the final data update for the year. 2021. The previous record of 9,779 new cases was recorded in a single day in November 2020.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) intends to review the evidence behind the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations. It is also awaiting additional information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding special populations and high-risk settings.

Until then, the Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) will maintain existing quarantine and isolation guidelines. Includes instructions for K-12 and bundled care settings.


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