Forcing migrants to stay back in cities during lockdown worsened spread of coronavirus, study shows
A doctor looks at the pattern of Covid-19 cases in Rajasthan.
Our colleagues had analysed this data from Rajasthan to examine the assumption that if migrants were allowed back to their villages before the lockdown, rural spread of the epidemic would not have occurred.
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–Pavitra Mohan is co-founder of Basic Health Care Services, a not-for-profit that provides healthcare to rural, high migration communities in South Rajasthan. He also leads health services at Aajeevika Bureau. Arpita Amin is Executive Research at Basic Health Care Services.