India’s COVID-19 case rise thanks to travellers from Dubai, UK

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India's COVID-19 case rise thanks to travellers from Dubai, UK-IIT Study
India's COVID-19 case rise thanks to travellers from Dubai, UK-IIT Study

People travelling to India from Dubai and therefore the UK are acknowledged to be the first source of the spread of the novel coronavirus infection within the country. This as per an analytical study done by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mandi.
New Delhi: People travelling to India from Dubai and therefore the UK are acknowledged to be the first source of the spread of the novel coronavirus infection within the country. This as per an analytical study done by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mandi.
According to the research, the COVID-19 has imported to Indian states mainly thanks to international travels, the study has been published within the Journal of Travel Medicine.
“Dubai’s eigenvector centrality was the very best that made it the foremost influential node. The statistical metrics calculated from the info revealed that Dubai and therefore the UK played an important role in spreading the disease in Indian states and were the first sources of COVID-19 importations into India,” the study suggested.
“We tracked the spread of COVID-19 and its diffusion from the worldwide to the national level and identified a couple of superspreaders who played a central role within the transmission of the disease in India. The COVID-19 spread in phase one was traced using the travelling history of the patients, and it had been found that the majority of the transmissions were local,” Sarita Azad, professor, IIT Mandi, told PTI.

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