Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Author : Hazarika, Kaberi

Covid 19 And India: Measures And Mental Health Issue

Kaberi Hazarika

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 3, Pages 651-657

Corona virus infection which is caused by the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is a present wide-ranging pandemic. India reached its first 1 lakh infection on18th May 2020, and as of 18 th of October crossed 74 lakhs The union government has undertaken several steps to restrain the community spread. Since there is currently no drug or vaccine obtainable against this virus, maintenance social and physical distancing is the preferred way to slow down the spread by interrupting the chain of transmission. Minimization of contact with infected surfaces, regular hand washing, wearing mask compulsorily, physical distancing (at least 1 m), and avoiding crowding are a few measures that each and every individual is advised to incorporate in their routine lives. the present paper aims to discuss about the what are the measures taken for fight against COVID 19 and condition of mental health in the pandemic period.