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COVID-19 quarantine protocols updated

With COVID-19 cases on the rise across the state, it’s time to revisit the quarantine protocols for those infected, and their close contacts.

According to Lake Region District Health Unit Nurse, Danette Schmid, someone who has contracted COVID-19 must remain in quarantine for 10 days. However, that 10-day quarantine period is subtracted by the number of days from the time the symptoms began.

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