DMPQ-What were the steps taken by South Korea to control COVID-19?

Measures taken are as follows:

  • Start of screening even before China reported 1st
  • It took earlier measures by sealing its borders and hence cutting transmission line.
  • They went after all suspect cases by testing all kinds of influenza.
  • Timely payment of unemployment allowance to ensure people remain quarantine.
  • Public health response was quick and high on accessibility.
  • Gradually focus on Identification i.e Screening then Testing and isolation. This process was repeated to ensure more number of Test per million pf Population.

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