Demographic Pattern of Covid 19 cases in and around Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

Authors

  • Ravimuni.K
  • Srinivasu Rao Palagani
  • Usha Rani.K

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.15008

Keywords:

covid 19, challenge, disaster, environmental, precautions

Abstract

COVID-19 Pandemic has brought a threatening challenge to the world and as well as for Indian society
and economy. In India, it has become a public health disaster and its’ intensity increasing continuously.
For the disaster risk reduction, and capacity building against the COVID-19 pandemic understanding of
the relationship between socio-environmental conditions with the pandemic is very necessary. India is the
2nd largest country in terms of population and 6th leading economy in the world. This study represents the
hospitalized patients with COVID?19. In this cohort, significantly more patients admitted to hospital were
found to be in lower socioeconomic groups. patients with comorbidities should take all necessary precautions
to avoid getting infected with SARS CoV-2, as they usually have the worst prognosis. These precautions
include regular handwashing with soap and water or use of alcohol-based hand sanitizer, limiting person-toperson contact and practicing social distancing, wearing a face mask in public places, and overall limiting
going to public areas at this time unless it is necessary

Author Biographies

Ravimuni.K

Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine, NIMRA Medical College/Hospital Ibrahimpatnam, Vijayawada, Andhra
Pradesh

Srinivasu Rao Palagani

Associate Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine, NIMRA Medical College/Hospital Ibrahimpatnam,
Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

Usha Rani.K

Assistant Professor, Department of English K.L.E.F, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

Published

2021-03-24

How to Cite

Ravimuni.K, Srinivasu Rao Palagani, & Usha Rani.K. (2021). Demographic Pattern of Covid 19 cases in and around Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(2), 4050-4055. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.15008