Why do you have to quarantine for 14 days after travel during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Why do you have to quarantine for 14 days after travel during the COVID-19 pandemic?
You may have been exposed to COVID-19 on your travels. You may feel well and not have any symptoms, but you can be contagious without symptoms and spread the virus to others. You and your travel companions (including children) pose a risk to your family, friends, and community for 14 days after you travel.
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Are there any quarantine requirements after travelling to Mexico during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Get tested with a viral test 3–5 days after travel AND stay home to self-quarantine for a full 7 days after travel.
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Do I need to get a post-arrival COVID-19 test after traveling if I was infected within the last 3 months?
If you recovered from a documented COVID-19 infection within the last 3 months, follow all requirements and recommendations for fully vaccinated travelers except you do NOT need to get a post- arrival test 3-5 days after travel unless you are symptomatic. Apr 27, 2021
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Do I need to quarantine if I travel by air during the COVID-19 pandemic?
If traveling by air, check if your airline requires any health information, testing, or other documents. Local policies at your destination may require you to be tested for COVID-19. If you test positive on arrival, you may be required to isolate for a period of time. Feb 16, 2021
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How long do you need to quarantine after travelling during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel AND stay home and self-quarantine for a full 7 days after travel. Even if you test negative, stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If your test is positive, isolate yourself to protect others from getting infected. If you don't get tested, stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel. Feb 19, 2021
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How long is the recommended quarantine period for COVID-19 by CDC?
The amount of time that you will be on self-quarantine is 14 days from the last day of exposure to COVID-19. Feb 26, 2021
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Should I wear a mask at home after traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic
If there are people in the household who did not travel with you, wear a mask and ask everyone in the household to wear masks in shared spaces inside your home for 14 days after travel. Feb 19, 2021
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