The numbers are still on the rise.

As of Friday, March 27, here are the latest number of coronavirus cases for New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts.

WMUR reports:   New Hampshire COVID-19 cases:  158

Live Science reports:  Maine - COVID-19 cases: 168

According to Mass.Gov,  Massachusetts COVID-19 cases:   2417

There are still many questions with this virus.  For instance, if you are an essential employee and you've had COVID-19 symptoms, when should you be able to come back to work?  There is very little information on that question.  However, I did find information from the CDC talking about Healthcare workers.

According to an article from the CDC, if you haven't been tested, here are some guidelines for returning to work:

Non-test-based strategy. Exclude from work until

  • At least 3 days (72 hours) have passed since recovery defined as resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications and improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath); and,
  • At least 7 days have passed since symptoms first appeared


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