Self-isolation, Lockdowns and Curfews (COVID-19)
Due to the severity of COVID-19, countries from all over the world have implemented stringent measures to slow the spread. From national lockdown to school closures. Many countries have even enforced curfews to keep their citizens indoor indefinitely.
In Australia, people are restricted to only leaving their home for essential work, exercise, supplies, food or medicine. Anyone with non-essential travel will be fined heavily.
These extreme interventions are crucial to slow down and eventually stop the spread in order to protect the vulnerable populations survive this COVID-19 pandemic.
Stringent Measures in Slowing the Spread of COVID-19
According to a study done by the Imperial College London COVID-19 Response Team, implementing stringent measures such as lockdowns can potentially reduce reproduction of the virus.
There are currently two methods of reducing people from getting infected. This includes; mitigation and suppression.
- Mitigation: isolating suspected COVID-19 cases and social distancing the populations that are in high risks such as elderly people. This will help reduce health care demand and protect us.
- Suppression: implementing lockdowns indefinitely to keep the entire population at home. This is intended to reduce the case numbers to low levels.
Life Under Lockdown
With countries that are currently placed under lockdown, many people will have to spend most of their time indoors.
United Nations have highly recommended people around the globe to maintain some normalcy in their lives during this pandemic. This means staying healthy by performing regular exercises and doing activities to prevent or fight against anxiety and depression.
Activities To Do
Many aspects of our lives have been affected by COVID-19. However, seeing this event from another perspective, you will have more opportunities to spend your time on the things you’ve always wanted to do but didn’t have a chance to
- Spend more time with your family
- Do fun educational activities with your kids
- Go for a bike ride around your neighbourhood (whilst ensuring social distancing)
- Have a cup of coffee and enjoy a good book
- Play video games
- Movie Marathon
- Learn something new and make yourself feel good
- Start an Online Business
Starting an online business is a great idea to earn some extra cash on the side. Especially with these strict measures in place, you could be making money online.
You could be starting that online business you have been thinking about for the past few years. Or shifting your existing business online for more exposure.
Fonseka Can Help
When first trying to start out an online business, there are many things to consider. These include but not limited to:
- New venture finance
- Branding and marketing.
Fonseka Innovations is a Brisbane based IT Consulting and Coaching tech firm. Whether it is needing business coaching, or making web applications, Fonseka Innovations will be able to guide you through the whole process. Fonseka is as invested in your products as you are, and we make use of industry-leading software to get it done. We are here to help you with your million dollar business ideas. With our consultations and collaboration, we are able to turn your ideas into reality.
Let’s work together on your next million-dollar idea. Contact us now.