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Stepdown of Infection Prevention Control Precautions and Discharging COVID-19 Patients to Home or Care Home

This guidance provides advice on appropriate infection prevention and control (IPC) precautions for COVID-19 patients recovering or recovered from COVID-19 and remaining in hospital, or being discharged to their own home or residential care. It is important to note that patients can and should be discharged before resolution of symptoms provided they are deemed clinically fit for discharge in a rapid, but safe, manner. Please click Full guidance (Public Health England)