Release of Covid-19 patients from hospitals
1.1 Premise of Covid-19 affected people from hospitals:
Criteria: Patient (without any symptoms) without fever within 3 days, disappearing or improving symptoms of air-passage sickness, improving radiology of pneumonia. After 10 days of the symptoms appearing, patients will need 10 days of quarantine at home. They need to notify the Public Health Department.
1.2. Condition of microbiological release:
Sars-CoV-2 Ag test is needed. In case of a negative test (test cannot be done before the 7th day of symptoms appearing) the patient can be considered as recovered.
Patient with lack of symptoms can be considered as healthy after the 10th day of taking a negative test of SARS-CoV-2 PCR or SARS-CoV-2 Ag.
In a social home (nursing homes)1 quarantine is ceased to exist when isolation is ended after approving of paragraph 1.2.
After 21 days of noticing the symptoms, quarantine can be considered as done in a social institute.
- Release of patients held in home or social homes:
Patient is clear of fever after 3 days, free of respiratory symptoms, and 10 days have passed after noticing symptoms. They can be considered as healthy and can be released to society.
In a social home (nursing homes) quarantine is ceased to exist when isolation is ended after approving of paragraph 1.2.
- Release of people provided with healthmaintenance, lack of Covid:
In case of the patient being held in a hospital for (more than) 48 hours: an oro/nasopharyngeal test of SARS-CoV-2 PC is needed. Shorter provision time does not need any examination.
In case of more than 2 days of medical attendance and after a negative PCR test, clinically healed or symptom-free patients can be released after a negative test for SARS-CoV-2 Ag.
Any case of not completing the rules written above will be held under suspicion for 10 days. They cannot be placed in the same room as people clearly affected by Covid-19.
- Release of Covid-19 affected public health workers:
They need to be considered as healthy or need to have a negative SARS-CoV-2 Ag test (test cannot be done before the 7th day of appearance of any symptoms).
After the 21st day after marking the symptoms, they can be released with 2 negative tests. Health workers can return to their job after completing the criterions written above.
1 In this case, Visit hostel can be considered as a social home or social institute.