Asymptomatic cases

How to approach cases and contacts with no symptoms

As many as 43% of COVID-19 cases may be asymptomatic. The protocol outlined above neither identify nor tests asymptomatic contacts. While all contacts are subject to a 14-day quarantine, untested asymptomatic cases will “slip through the cracks”, making it critical that contact tracing be implemented aggressively in response to every known and diagnosed case of COVID-19--regardless of whether the diagnosed case is experiencing symptoms.

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