To reduce hospitalization period for asymptomatic infected patients Review discharge criteria Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare February 19, 4:40
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has revised the criteria for discharge to shorten the length of hospital stay for those who have been confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus but have no symptoms such as fever.
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has been admitted to the hospital for 12.5 days without symptoms and has been tested twice for virus.
However, it is unlikely that a person without symptoms will transmit the virus around, and it will take less than 12.5 days for the virus to disappear, so we will conduct the test 48 hours after the first positive test is confirmed. did.
If negative, they will be tested again 12 hours later, and if no infection is found, they will be discharged.
On the other hand, those with symptoms are still tested 48 hours after the fever subsides and the respiratory symptoms improve, and if they are still negative after 12 hours, they are discharged. I will accept.
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare notified local governments nationwide about the discharge criteria on the 18th.