Study of COVID-19 epidemic in India and Andhra Pradesh with comparative global figures

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Author Details : Ramakrishna Rachakonda*, Kiranmavi Abburi, Sai Ramya Gonuguntla, Bhavanarayana Jannela, Chakradhar Bolleddu, DVC Nagasree

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 90-93

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Background: We have studied the pattern of COVID-19 epidemic in Andhra Pradesh and compared with other high burden states in India utilizing Government of India statistics. We have compared the Indian figures with the statistics in other countries.
Materials and Methods: We have analyzed the data published by Ministry of Health and family Welfare Government of India, Government of Andhra Pradesh and WHO statistics as well as worldometer statistics. We have studied the hospital statistics of our tertiary care COVID center and analyzed the results.
Results: The statistics revealed highest number of cases are seen in United States of America with case fatality rate of 1.74%. Mexico has highest case fatality rate of 8.5%. Italy has 3.5% and United Kingdom 2.8%.In India Maharashtra has highest number of COVID-19 casualties with case fatality of 2.52%. Indian national average of case fatality is 1.47%. Andhra Pradesh has a case fatality of 0.80%. In Andhra Pradesh the pandemic of COVID-19 peaked in the months of August and September both in terms of number of cases and deaths and then decline started. Hospital based records showed a death rate of 3.92%.

Keywords: COVID 19, Corona Virus Hydroxychloroquine, Ivermectin, Remedesivir.

How to cite : Rachakonda R , Abburi K , Gonuguntla S R , Jannela B , Bolleddu C , Nagasree D , Study of COVID-19 epidemic in India and Andhra Pradesh with comparative global figures. IP Indian J Immunol Respir Med 2021;6(2):90-93

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Received : 09-02-2021

Accepted : 17-03-2021

Available online : 07-06-2021

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