Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) redefined “close contact” for purposes of potential higher risk of exposure to COVID-19.
Until yesterday, the CDC had defined closed contact generally as 15 consecutive minutes within six (6) feet of someone who having (or suspected as having) COVID-19. The operative word for this blog is “consecutive.”
Yesterday, the CDC changed the definition of “close contact ” as follows:
“Someone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a...