Tweet of note from DailyFaceoff’s Seravalli: NHL reduces quarantine period for COVID positive players…who test negative


NEWS: #NHL has officially shortened isolation period to 5 days with a negative test – IF allowed by local health authorities.#NHL now in line with CDC guidelines, according to memo distributed to teams today which was obtained by @DailyFaceoff.

Here’s the updated protocol ⬇️— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) December 29, 2021

Per new CDC guidelines, NHL/NHLPA have agreed to possibility of vaccinated individuals leaving isolation five days after a positive COVID test if they have no symptoms or “symptoms are resolving.” Key phrase: “providing such exit is permitted by your local health authority”…— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) December 29, 2021

NHL changing its standard isolation requirement from 10 days to 5 days, sources tell ESPN.

Players can exit after 5 days if they are asymptomatic & test negative — as long as local health authorities OK it.

More details from the memo the NHL sent today⬇️— Emily Kaplan (@emilymkaplan) December 29, 2021

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