The World Health Organization has cautioned against the abolishing of Covid-19 isolation protocols.
The WHO’s Dr. Maria van Kerkhove says allowing people who test positive to continue engaging with others will lead to the further spread of the virus.
She says proper testing also ensures that those, who may end up in hospital with severe forms of the virus, get early treatment and care.
Watch the full briefing here.
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