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The many ways lockdown in India helped curb COVID-19 spread and the road head


New Delhi: History is often unkind and incisive. Decades from now, when people look back at India’s war against COVID and lockdown, the big question will be- what did the four lockdowns achieve? Did it put a brake on the spread of COVID-19 infection? So many citizens in the lower economic strata were thrown into misery - was it worth it?

The four months of lockdown delayed the peaking of cases, which significantly benefited us in the following ways.



Improved health infrastructure

The lockdown gave the governments, both central and states, time to ramp up health infrastructure. Not only did ...


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