What is Isolation?
Separation of the affected person or suspected of being infected with other healthy people inappropriate places and health conditions for the duration of the disease infection to prevent the transmission of the infection.
What is Quarantine?
Restricting healthy people’s activities for a time period as determined by the competent medical authorities
What is the difference between isolation and quarantine?
Isolation and quarantine are common strategies for public health which help prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Isolation and quarantine prevent the spread of the disease by isolating people who are sick or exposed to the disease for a period of time.
Why this Prevention important for me?
- You may be asked to:
- Stay at home and away from others.
- Try to ensure that there are no symptoms of COVID-19 disease.
- If you find any symptoms then Contact the doctor.
Do Isolation and quarantine prevent infection of others?
Quarantine and isolation constitute effective measures to reduce the spread of the disease to all members of society.