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I've been sick with cold symptoms (no fever) for several

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I've been sick with cold symptoms (no fever) for several days but am fully recovered for the last 3 days. I tested negative on a COVID antigen test. My household were quarantined along with me but would like to go back to work. At what point would this be okay?
JA: Are you experiencing any symptoms, such as a cough, fever, or shortness of breath?
Customer: Nope.
JA: The Doctor will be able to answer that. Where are you located? How widespread is coronavirus in your area?
Customer: I live in Dublin where case numbers are generally very low.
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Nope. All good otherwise.
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 19 days ago.

Since you have tested negative for covid and are alright for 3 days; you and your family can be back to work.

You would transmit the cold virus now.

I wish your symptoms resolve soon.

I would be happy to assist you further if you need any more information.
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Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Thanks. Just to check, what do you mean I would transmit the cold virus now?
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 19 days ago.

Very welcome.

Sorry for the error; please read:

You would not transmit the cold virus now.

I apologize.

Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Appreciate it. Thanks.
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 19 days ago.

You are very welcome.

Wishing you all the very best in life.

It was a pleasure to assist you.

I sincerely hope that I have helped you and that I have earned my 5-star rating today!

Thank you.

Stay blessed.