Clinico-epidemiological profile of early cases of Covid-19 in state of Haryana, India

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2021-03-31

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2021.v33i01.013

Keywords:

COVID, Susceptibility, Determinants, Patients, Factors

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  • Vinod Chayal Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4982-2318
  • Rohtas K Yadav Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak
  • Ramesh Verma Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak
  • Meenakshi Kalhan Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8104-1167
  • Anuradha Nadda Dr. BR Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences, Mohali
  • Shweta Goswami ESIC Medical College and Hospital Faridabad https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3269-8891
  • Rohit Dhaka ESIC Medical College and Hospital Faridabad
  • Ginni Agrawal Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi
  • Gopal Kumar Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4010-3202
  • Aman Sachdewa Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2213-4718
  • Vidya Sagar Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak

Abstract

Background: Covid -19 disease is caused by novel coronavirus known as SARS CoV 2. Coronaviruses are known to cause disease in humans which can be a common cold or a serious pneumonia. SARS Cov 2 is a new variant of coronavirus which was never reported in humans before detection of cluster of cases of pneumonia in Wuhan on 31st December, 2019.Objective: The study was conducted with the objective to find out clinico- epidemiological profiles of early Covid-19 patients in state of Haryana, India and to find out knowledge about covid appropriate behaviors among covid 19 patients. Methods: All the covid-19 cases in the five districts of Haryana were enumerated from March 2020 to May 2020. These Covid-19 cases were contacted telephonically and those who gave their consent to participate in the study were asked to fill interview schedule. Observations: There were 356 covid cases reported in five districts attached to PGIMS, Rohtak. Out of total,254 subjects participated in the study, there were 60.6 % males and 39.4% females who participated in the study. Blood groups of all the participants were also enquired and it was observed that B +ve was most common (19.7%) blood group followed by A+ve (16.5%) and O +ve (15.7%). Conclusion: It can be concluded by the study that majority of the subjects were males, overweight and blood group A & B were the most common blood groups. It was observed that 75.2 % participants were aware about the use of mask, social distancing, hand hygiene and cough etiquettes.

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Chayal V, Yadav RK, Verma R, Kalhan M, Nadda A, Goswami S, Dhaka R, Agrawal G, Kumar G, Sachdewa A, Sagar V. Clinico-epidemiological profile of early cases of Covid-19 in state of Haryana, India. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2021 Mar. 31 [cited 2022 Aug. 16];33(1):97-102. Available from: https://www.iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/2044

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