As coronavirus positive cases near the 6000 mark, an immediate end to the nationwide lockdown on April 15th is very unlikely. Instead, states are looking at containment strategies to keep ‘hotspots’ under total lockdown. Here are the basic guidelines from the Ministry of Health that will drive such containment strategies.
‘Test, test, test’ is the WHO’s prescription to restrict community spread of Covid19. Though India is currently following a restricted testing protocol, with the numbers rising, India may soon tap on 51 accredited private laboratories. Till then, check out the 62 accredited centres where you can test for Coronavirus.
You may have been inundated with information about the Corona virus by now. So, will summer really bring the spread to a halt? Till then, should you just wear masks and wait it out? Will turmeric and lemon help? Listen to leading infectious diseases specialist Dr Padma Srikanth as she answers some oft-asked questions.