COVID‑19 Pandemic: Significance of Lockdown and When to Revoke?

Saurabh R. Shrivastava, Prateek S. Shrivastava


Dear Editor,

The ongoing Corona Virus Disease‑2019 (COVID‑19) pandemic has forced the public health authorities to implement stringent measures to interrupt the chain of transmission of the disease.[1] In order to contain the rapid spread of the disease, some of the affected nations (like India, United Kingdom, etc.) has imposed complete lockdown.[1,2] This has been done as the impact of imposing lockdown in China is very much evident, as the nation has succeeded in interrupting the chain of transmission of the disease and the caseload has reduced significantly.


COVID‑19; Pandemics; Lockdown

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