Home quarantine better for children's psychological health

Jordan

Published: 2020-09-21 13:15

Last Updated: 2020-09-21 13:15


Home quarantine better for children's psychological health
Home quarantine better for children's psychological health

Home quarantine for children reduces the psychological effects and trauma after testing positive for coronavirus, Psychiatrist Raafat Abu Rumman told Roya on Monday.

The coronavirus crisis and consequences of testing positive for the virus negatively affect children’s psychological health.

Children's immunity is strong enough to fight the virus, he said.

Institutional quarantine has huge psychological effects on children, which is why the government should take that into consideration and start implementing home quarantine instead, he added.

There is a global lack of commitment to health and safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but citizens must adapt to the pandemic and beware of the transmission of the virus, Abu Rumman said.