Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies

Volume 8, Issue 4 (December 2020)

ISSN Print: 2328-4862   ISSN Online: 2328-4870

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COVID-19 and Its Socio-Economic Impact on Selected Rural Areas of Katpadi Taluk in Vellore District of Tamil Nadu

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DOI: 10.4236/jhrss.2020.84019    60 Downloads   249 Views  


The emergence of coronavirus at the end of 2019 has crossed the country’s boundaries and spread the waves to the mobile and interdependent global population. The socio-economic impact of coronavirus in the middle and low-income countries mentioned the virus as SARS-CoV-2 has officially termed COVID-19. There is a need to identify the barriers and frame the strategies for socio-economic interventions in the COVID-19 pandemic. To manage the people infected with the COVID-19, there is a need for coordination between the health system and the general public. Also, there is a need for support from the financial system and welfare in people’s quality of life. This pandemic situation is an alarming humanitarian crisis that seeks intensive care and support from public health. It is not possible only from the health sector and government, but also social workers, psychologists, experts in logistics, epidemiologists, and social scientists. Countries are implementing the lockdown and hygiene measures to cut the chain of spreading of the virus. Rapid transmission of COVID-19 in countries and the world needs a disease surveillance system, tracking, testing laboratories, and response treatment. In these circumstances, this research paper mainly concentrates on the COVID-19 and its impact on selected rural areas of Katpadi taluk in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. It is a socially and timely relevant one and need of the hour.

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Yoganandham, G. , Sankar, J. and Kalaichelvi, R. (2020) COVID-19 and Its Socio-Economic Impact on Selected Rural Areas of Katpadi Taluk in Vellore District of Tamil Nadu. Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies, 8, 331-348. doi: 10.4236/jhrss.2020.84019.

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