COVID-19 Quick Reference Public Health Guidance on Testing and Clearance

Shared by the Ministry of Health

Updated May 2, 2020

This information can be used to help guide decision making on testing and clearance of contacts of cases or individuals suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19.

Resource includes:

  • Who should be tested for COVID-19
  • Diagnosing COVID-19
  • Management of individuals who have not been tested
  • Criteria for when to discharge someone from isolation and consider them 'resolved'
  • Approaches to clearing cases
  • Recommendations for health care workers return to work