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Back to reporting after ~4 weeks of battling the virus, being a caregiver to 3 in family, finding hospital beds, labs, struggling to seek info about hospitalised parents. All this in a small town. Was lucky though to have eventually found resources & recover. Many are not #Thread
The chaos, health infra in JSR, my hometown & a fairly developed city, has given a 1st hand experience of healthcare in small towns. Doesn't end at lack of infra. Sheer negligence & under-preparedness both by govt & ppl is beyond belief. Story same across tier 2&3 towns in India
#Covidcrisis has fiercely moved from big cities to small towns - those having limited experience of 1st wave, were complacent & poorly educated about the outbreak. Health infra broken, unable to take the load, processes are slowing. 2020 was just taken as a one-off historic event
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Before start of April we did not have many deaths #CovidinIndia

In epidemiology, the biggest statistic which makes every one sit up and notice is mortality or deaths.

Here is a scary statistic for you: Since April there is a death every 4 second due to Covid.

Follow Non pharmacological measures strictly, keep yourself safe and let us begin the countdown for 73 days.

Only 73 more days to go as per this report.

cc @Captain_Mani72 @surnell
@dwimidhaM @Thinkerks…
Just when I thought @businessline report to be correct, we have rejection of this 73 day vaccine ready report by @SerumInstIndia

Please cancel my previous tweet as something done expecting journalists to do their job & unfortunately as usual they failed

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Even if 1% of population gets infected & we have as much as CFR as in #southkorea, our efforts are averting between 0.5-2.3 million deaths. In terms of mitigation, we are the first country in the world to do a #Lockdown21 on a national scale #covidinindia #LockdownLessons 1ofn ImageImageImageImage
How to move forward? First, some ground realities
1. Testing everyone is going to take time.
2. Treatment is going to available only later.
3. Vaccine development is far

Next, once lockdown is lifted, most of India is susceptible to new infections.
How to stop future infections?

If there are active transmissions going on, it will spread like wildfire later. So catch these foci of transmission and contain them to these local areas.

So, the focus is NOT on the states/areas that are detecting, testing and controlling well.
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Chief Minister Shri @BSYBJP held an emergency meeting with Dr. Devi Shetty and the minister members of taskforce today at 6 AM. Deputy Chief Minister @drashwathcn Home Minister @BSBommai Medical Education Minister @DrKSudhakar4 were present in the Meeting. 1/4

Highlights of the Meeting.

1. SSLC exams to be postponed until further orders.
2. State borders to be closed.
3. 1700 bed Victoria Hospital in Bangalore to be dedicated #Covid_19 hospital
4. Steps to obtain permission to test #Covid19 in more number of Government and Private hospitals with cooperation from ICMR and NIV.
5. To increase the number of lab tests.
6. Domestic air passengers to be screened at airports
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If done well, contact tracing and case isolation is enough to control a #COVID19 in India over 3 months. Delays in identifying cases and incomplete contact tracing results in decreased probability of interrupting the transmission.… 1ofn #Covid19India
Under best-case assumptions, screening will miss more than half of infected people. Most cases missed by screening are undetectable because they have not yet developed symptoms, are unaware they were exposed or have taken paracetamol to mask fever.… 2ofn
#India has done exceptionally well in changing the course of what could have been a potentially devastating outbreak. Thanks to @ProfBhargava @ICMRDELHI @icmr_nie @Director_NCDC for the extraordinary measures and leadership in tackling the evolving situation. #Covid19India 3ofn
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