India OVERVIEW | September 12, 2020

4,750,370

cases

78,598

DEATHS

3,697,905

recovered

1.7%

Fatality Rate

77.8%

Recovery Rate

travel ban and restrictions due to the coronavirus in India

due to Coronavirus Travel
Restrictions and Bans in India:

Flights to India are suspended until 3 May 2020. - This does not apply to flights that carry goods for trade or essential goods and supplies, and their crew members, helpers, cleaners etc.

Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19

This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, health care workers (HCWs), and community health workers. This updated version includes a section on Advice to decision makers on the use of masks for healthy people in community settings.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: rights,roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health

Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Hazards include pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma, and physical and psychological violence. This document highlights the rights and responsibilities of health workers, including the specific measures needed to protect occupational safety and health.