Direct contacts of positive travellers (FOI)
Direct contacts of positive travellers (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 14 August 2020.
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Since borders re-opened, how many close contacts to travellers have had to self-isolate as a result of their fellow travellers testing positive?
And how many close contacts in the community (family, friends and so on) have had to self-isolate as a result of travellers testing positive?
Do all those contacts have to self-isolate for 14 days or are they offered a test before the 14 days is complete?
63 direct contacts have been identified as a result of travelling in close proximity to a positive through the safer travel policy as at 30 July 2020.
27 direct contacts have been identified as a result of the positive traveller in the community as at 30 July 2020.
All direct contacts of a positive individual are required to self-isolate in line with government guidelines, which are available on www.gov.je and enter the testing programme for direct contacts.
Isolation if you have recently travelled to Jersey