Positive corona test?

Status of 02 October 2023

 

At GSI, the general rule is that if you have a positive Corona test (self, rapid or PCR), you are not allowed to enter the premises.

Status of 09 February 2023

 

We recommend that contact persons and household members work in the home office as far as possible, after consultation with their manager. If there is a need to enter the campus, these persons should take a self-test every day for 5 days from the date of the positive PCR test before starting work.

 

Status of 09 February 2023

 

If your Corona test is positive, please report this to your line-manager. To start contact tracing, please also report to them who you have had contact with in the last 5 days. Contact is defined as:

  •     the minimum distance of 1.5m for more than 10min without adequate protection (adequate protection = case and contact person continuously and correctly wear mouth-nose protection or FFP2 mask) was not reached or
  •     a conversation (face-to-face contact, <1.5 m, regardless of the duration of the conversation) without adequate protection (adequate protection = case and contact person are wearing mouth-nose protection or FFP2 mask throughout and correctly) or a direct contact (with respiratory secretion) took placeor
  •     a simultaneous stay in the same room with probably high concentrations of infectious aerosols regardless of distance for more than 10 minutes, even if mouth-nose protection or FFP2 mask was worn continuously and correctly, took place.

Please have a positive self-test confirmed by another Corona test (self-test from another manufacturer, rapid or PCR test).

If your 2nd self-test, rapid or PCR test is positive, please inform your line-manager and Task Force Health.Task Force Health will need the following information:

  •     Date of 1st positive Corona test and what type of test (self, rapid or PCR),
  •     If positive self-test, whether it was confirmed by a 2nd self-test, rapid or PCR test,
  •     Contact tracing completed or not completed

Status of 09 February 2023

 

If an employee informs you that he/she has a positive Corona test, please start the contact tracing. This means that your employee should tell you who he/she has had contact with in the last 5 days. Contact is defined as:

  •     the minimum distance of 1.5m for more than 10min without adequate protection (adequate protection = case and contact person wear continuously and correctly mouth-nose protection or FFP2 mask) was fallen below or
  •     a conversation (face-to-face contact, <1.5 m, regardless of the duration of the conversation) without adequate protection (adequate protection = case and contact person are wearing mouth-nose protection or FFP2 mask throughout and correctly) or a direct contact (with respiratory secretion) took place or
  •     a simultaneous stay in the same room with probably high concentration of infectious aerosols regardless of distance for more than 10 minutes, even if oral-nasal protection or FFP2 mask was worn continuously and correctly, took place.

Please notify the contact persons if this has not already been done. The contact persons should test themselves by means of a self-test 5 days (every day) after notification before starting work. Self-tests are available in sufficient quantities. Please contact the named contact persons.


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