Many Countries are using surveillance tools from drones to CCTV cameras to monitor quarantined people and track the spread of coronavirus.
The New York Times reported that Health and law enforcement authorities around the world are racing to deploy digital surveillance tools as a means to exert social control and countries are employing every tool at their disposal to try to hinder the virus. It expressed that the pandemic has led to employ surveillance measures which hinder the personal privacy of individuals.
The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.