WASHINGTON (KHON2) — U.S. Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii announced on Thursday that he recently tested positive with a breakthrough case of COVID-19.
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Luckily I am fully vaccinated, boosted and asymptomatic. I followed the CDC Guidelines and home insulation. I am in consultation with the treating physician’s office and expect to be back soon.”
Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz
After five days in quarantine, Schatz can return to work, according to new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
CDC says, everyone, regardless of vaccination status.
- Stay at home for 5 days.
- If you have no complaints or if your complaints disappear after 5 days, you can leave your home.
- Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.
If you have a fever, stay home until your fever is gone.