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Symptom-Based Strategy to Discontinue Isolation for Persons with COVID-19 and other COVID-19 Updates

This message includes updates on the COVID-19 response from CDC. The COVID-19 Outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated on the COVID-19 Situation Summary as it becomes available.

Symptom-Based Strategy to Discontinue Isolation

In the context of community transmission, continued testing is impractical. Current available evidence suggests relying on time-since-illness-onset and time-since-recovery to establish the end of isolation. Practical application of a symptom-based strategy cannot prevent all infections. More Info

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the U.S.

As of May 4, 2020

In the United States, there have been 1,152,372 confirmed cases of COVID-19 detected through U.S. public health surveillance systems in 50 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Marianas Islands, and U.S. Virgin Islands.

CDC provides updated U.S. case information online daily. U.S. Cases