The New Normal: Analysis of Covid-19 Impact on Different Segments in India

Tanya Babbar
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

Volume III, Issue IV, 2020

World health organization (WHO) was first informed of a cluster of cases in pneumonia caused by COVID-19 in Wuhan City, China, during December 2019; which has now caused an outbreak of respiratory illness across 213 countries. The first case of COVID-19 was reported on 30th January 2020 in India. The sharp spike in covd-19 cases and deaths has become the new reality for the people around the globe. The measures needed to control the spread of the virus have become the topic of debate as it is not only affecting the health of the people but it has brought the global economy to a standstill and also transverse or curtailed the basic rights of the individuals. Not only the developing countries like India are suffering but developed countries like USA are not able to combat the spread of virus. Where rapid increase in COVID- 19 cases is not expected to die any time soon, generating resources including finance and employment shall be the next big challenge in the near future. Absence of vaccine and other medical facilities are adding to the overall delay and further choking our disreputable condition. In order to overcome these situations and circumstances there is an instant requirement of legislative leadership, to assist and empower so that economy, education and public health sectors are revived.