Dubai: Do COVID-19 patients need to take PCR test after isolation period?

Dubai: Do COVID-19 patients need to take PCR test after isolation period?

Anyone with a positive Covid-19 PCR test result is a considered a confirmed case in Dubai. Such patients have to self-isolate for 10 days, even if they are asymptomatic.

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) tweeted,

“There is no need to redo the PCR test after completing 10 days of isolation,”

A close contact of a positive case needs to self-isolate for seven days. They don’t need to take a PCR test if they have no symptoms.

News Source: Khaleej Times

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