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WHAT IS SELF-QUARANTINE?

WHAT IS SELF-QUARANTINE?

  • It is an act of individuals who may have been exposed to COVID-19 separating themselves for 1 4 days to monitor if they develop symptoms.

Who Should Self-quarantine

Anyone who has traveled within the past 14 days to a country with sustained reported COVID-19 cases or has had close contact with a person showing COVID-19 symptoms.

WHO SHOULD SELF-QUARANTINE

Anyone who has traveled within the past 14 days to a country with sustained reported COVID-19 cases or has had close contact with a person showing COVID-19 symptoms.

WHAT DOES SELF-QUARANTINE ENTAIL?

  • Stay in a separate room and use a separate bathroom if available. Disinfect surfaces and clothing.
  • Ensure the surfaces in the household such as tables, doorknobs, phones and such like items are cleaned thoroughly or disinfected.
  • Avoid sharing household items, including utensils, towels and bedding. Wash these items thoroughly after use.
  • When you cough or sneeze, cover your mouth and nose with a tissue and safely dispose it.
  • Wash your hands with soap and running water for at least 20 seconds; if that is not available, clean with alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • No visitors unless the person needs to be in your home.
  • Wear a face mask if you must be around other people.

If you need medical attention, call Ministry Of Health emergency teams on: 0729471414 and 0732353535 for help.

Source: Ministry of Health