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CLOSE CONTACT

SHARED SPACE


  • People who live together;
  • Colleagues in the same workspace;
  • Classmates in the same classroom

CLOSE PROXIMITY


Face-to-face for morethan 15 mins, less than 1 meter distance, in an enclosed area with a positive case.

LONG EXPOSURE


Not face-to-face but present in an air-conditioned room for more than 2 hours with a positive case.

TRAVELLING
TOGETHER


Travelling in the same vehicle (1 or 2 seats apart) with a positive case for more than 15 mins. 

IF YOU ARE A CLOSE CONTACT

QUARANTINE PERIOD

5DAYS

FULLY VACCINATED + BOOSTER COMPLETED

7DAYS

FULLY VACCINATED ONLY

10DAYS

UNVACCINATED / NOT FULLY VACCINATED

WHAT TO DO

ASYMPTOMATIC CLOSE CONTACTS

  • Undergo digital Home Surveillance Order (HSO)
  • You can quarantine at home
  • No need to go to the Covid-19 Assessment Centre (CAC)
  • Testing for Covid-19 is not mandatory
  • If you opt to test yourself, keep in mind it is best to test on the fifth day of exposure to the positive case

SYMPTOMATIC CLOSE CONTACTS

  • Take a Covid-19 rapid self-test
  • If you test negative: Continue your home quarantine for the required period
  • If you test positive: Refer here

YOUR STATUS IN THE CHAIN

LAYER 1

Covid-19 positive

Follow SOPs for managing Covid-19 cases and doctor’s instructions Return to the workplace only after you are given a release letter

LAYER 2

Close Contact of Layer 1

Undergo home quarantine for 5 to 10 days depending on your vaccination status Return to the workplace if you test negative at the end of your quarantine period

LAYER 3

Close Contact of Layer 2

If you go out to work, adhere strictly to SOP. If you work from home, stay in until your Layer 2 close contact Covid-19 results are known Adhere strictly to SOP. Reduce any non-essential movements outside the home.

LAYER 4

Close Contact of Layer 3

No specific restrictions. Get updates of any change in status of your Layer 3 close contact. No specific restrictions.
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