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An epidemiological study of COVID-19 cases during first wave in a remote block of Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh

Yogesh Shukla, Vishal Jamra, Shobhana Yadav, Sanjay S Agarwal.

Abstract
Background: COVID-19 is a global pandemic started from Wuhan China in December 2019 and involved whole world including India. India has reported 3.48 crores cases and 4.81 lakhs death till December 31, 2021. Madhya Pradesh is among the top ten case load states in India affected by COVID. Initially, there was involvement of urban area of large cities followed by small rural area of Madhya Pradesh.

Aims and Objectives: The aim of the study was to describe the epidemiological determinants of the COVID-19 in Sironj block of Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh.

Materials and Methods: This was a community-based cross-sectional study which included all laboratory positive COVID-19 cases from first reported case from April 3, 2020 to August 3, 2020 (first wave). The information was collected through predesigned proforma with the help of health workers in health services. MS Excel software used for data analysis.

Results: Out of 132 positive cases, the majority of cases were between 15 and 35 years of age group with 2/3 cases of male predominance. More than 58% patients were asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis. There were on average 57.39 cases/Lakh population found during the study period while sample positivity rate was 13.73%. Cases were scattered around 41 major areas of Sironj block. Peak cases were observed around past 2 weeks of July 2020 during first wave of COVID-19.

Conclusion: The focus must be placed around the ward/village where the number of active cases of COVID-19 is concentrated. It must be reconsidered on time to time basis.

Key words: Covid-19; Epidemiology; Remote Block; First Wave


 
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Shukla Y, Jamra V, Yadav S, Agarwal SS. An epidemiological study of COVID-19 cases during first wave in a remote block of Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. 2022; 12(11): 1896-1900. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.02088202219032022


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Shukla Y, Jamra V, Yadav S, Agarwal SS. An epidemiological study of COVID-19 cases during first wave in a remote block of Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh. https://www.njppp.com/?mno=81680 [Access: November 24, 2022]. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.02088202219032022


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Shukla Y, Jamra V, Yadav S, Agarwal SS. An epidemiological study of COVID-19 cases during first wave in a remote block of Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. 2022; 12(11): 1896-1900. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.02088202219032022



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Shukla Y, Jamra V, Yadav S, Agarwal SS. An epidemiological study of COVID-19 cases during first wave in a remote block of Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. (2022), [cited November 24, 2022]; 12(11): 1896-1900. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.02088202219032022



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Shukla, Y., Jamra, . V., Yadav, . S. & Agarwal, . S. S. (2022) An epidemiological study of COVID-19 cases during first wave in a remote block of Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol, 12 (11), 1896-1900. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.02088202219032022



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Shukla, Yogesh, Vishal Jamra, Shobhana Yadav, and Sanjay S Agarwal. 2022. An epidemiological study of COVID-19 cases during first wave in a remote block of Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 12 (11), 1896-1900. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.02088202219032022



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Shukla, Yogesh, Vishal Jamra, Shobhana Yadav, and Sanjay S Agarwal. "An epidemiological study of COVID-19 cases during first wave in a remote block of Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh." National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology 12 (2022), 1896-1900. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.02088202219032022



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Shukla, Yogesh, Vishal Jamra, Shobhana Yadav, and Sanjay S Agarwal. "An epidemiological study of COVID-19 cases during first wave in a remote block of Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh." National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology 12.11 (2022), 1896-1900. Print. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.02088202219032022



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Shukla, Y., Jamra, . V., Yadav, . S. & Agarwal, . S. S. (2022) An epidemiological study of COVID-19 cases during first wave in a remote block of Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 12 (11), 1896-1900. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.02088202219032022