Covid-19: Effective quarantine could cut healthcare load by 90%, says study

An successful lockdown and quarantine regime could dent the effect of the (Covid-19) by ninety per cent, bringing it within workable restrictions for India’s restricted healthcare infrastructure.

This sort of an result would have to have around fifty per cent quarantine compliance between infected cases, according to a analyze — ‘Health care effect of Covid-19 epidemic in India: A stochastic mathematical model’ — printed in the Professional medical Journal Armed Forces India.


The analyze was done by Kaustuv Chatterjee, head of section of Professional medical Informatics at the naval hospital INHS Asvini, alongside with Armed Forces Professional medical University Professor Kaushik Chatterjee, Associate Professor Arun Kumar Yadav, and Professor Shankar Subramanian.

The four physicians had set out to figure out the magnitude of the pandemic, its effect on India’s healthcare resources, and to analyze the influence of non-pharmacological interventions such as lockdown and social distancing. The analyze

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