41 days ago

Positive mindset 'critical' during coronavirus quarantine

Caroline Williams Reporter from North Shore Times

An Albany woman who self-quarantined for two weeks after returning from holiday in China says retaining a positive mindset was "critical" to staying sane.
Tonia Xu travelled to her family's hometown of Zhengzhou, 500kms north of the coronavirus epicentre at Wuhan, so her 14-month-old daughter Mia could meet family for the first time.
As more information came to light about the deadliness of the Covid-19 virus, Xu realised she would need to isolate herself upon arriving back in New Zealand on January 29.
Xu said planning for her family's daily food consumption was the main concern, while keeping a "very active" Mia busy.
"Your mindset is quite critical. you have to be positive as much as you can."
After two weeks of no symptoms, Xu returned to work last week.
What would your major concerns be if you couldn't leave your home for two weeks?

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