What is quarantine?
A period of time that must elapse before those exposed to or attacked by a contagious disease can be considered as incapable respectively of developing or transmitting the disease.
How Quarantine effects daily life?
Quarantining yourself at home can play an important role in preventing the spread of infectious diseases. But this doesn’t mean that coping with the disruption in your normal routine is easy. Taking care of your mental health is essential, even if your time in quarantine is relatively brief in the grand scheme of things.
Following a period of quarantine or isolation, you may feel mixed emotions, including relief and gratitude, frustration or anger towards people who worry you may infect them with the virus, or even feelings of personal growth and increased spirituality. It’s also normal to feel anxious, but if you experience symptoms of extreme stress, such as ongoing trouble sleeping, inability to carry out daily routines, or an increase in alcohol or drug use, seek help from a health-care provider
The rapidly-developing coronavirus crisis is dominating global headlines and altering life as we know it. Many schools worldwide have closed. In the United States alone, 55 million students are rapidly adjusting to learning and socializing remotely, spending more time with family, and sacrificing comfort and convenience for the greater good.
The coronavirus has changed how we work, play and learn: Schools are closing, sports leagues have been canceled, and many people have been asked to work from home.
Quarantine effecting a number of business in different cities and countries :
As people are staying at home due to COVID and they are not able to do their routine work which ultimately leading to loss of gross.
BUSINESSES are starting to feel the impact of restricted movement of people and goods due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, as they adjust schedule of operations and work
On the other hand, those in the manufacturing sector are slowing down production, as their inputs face shortages due to factory shutdowns in Pakistan. As such, manufacturers are resorting to rotational schedules to maximize labor in spite of the decrease in their output
The government vowed supply of food and nonfood items in the country will be stable during the lockdown, as cargo trucks carrying essential supplies are exempted from being stopped at the checkpoints. Also, workers from rural areas employed in Pakistan firms are exempted from the travel restriction