So if during testing a positive case is identified on the plane do i have to isolate?

Well it all depends on how close you were to the person during the flight

How is close contact (high exposure risk) defined with a COVID-19 cases 

  1. A person who has had direct physical contact with a patient with COVID-19 (eg handshake)
  2. A person with unprotected contact with infectious secretions patient with COVID-19
  3. A person who had contact with a person in the same room as the suspect
  4. A person who had “face to face” contact with a patient with COVID-19 at a distance of <2 meters and for ≥ 15 minutes
  5. A person who remained indoors with a patient with COVID-19 at a distance <2 meters and for ≥ 15 minutes
  6. A passenger on the same aircraft, who was sitting at a distance of two rows of seats (in each direction) from the patient with COVID-19 infection, people traveling together or caring for the patient and crew members who served the specific part of the aircraft where the patient was sitting .

Management of close COVID-19 impact contacts

If a visitor or hotel employee is assessed as having close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case, the following are recommended:

  • Isolation in a tourist accommodation designated as a hotel / quarantine area in the area.
  • Feeding in the room and the individual in isolation not to use the common areas of the hotel.
  • Hotel staff should avoid entering the room if there is no significant reason.
  • Upon entering the room, the use of a simple surgical mask and gloves is recommended.
  • When leaving the room, the used gloves and mask are discarded and hand hygiene follows.
  • It is recommended that care be taken so that a limited number of staff can come into contact with the person in quarantine as much as possible.

source – tanea.gr

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