A geo-spatial approach on COVID-19 mortality in Tamil NaduAuthor(s):
V Saravanabavan, C Vinothini, D Balaji, Alok Manna, Arya Mohan and Athira RajeshAbstract:
COVID-19 is an infectious respiratory disease which occurred first in Wuhan, China and evolved rapidly around the globe. The disease is transmitted among humans either through direct contact or via droplets from sneeze or cough. The study area Tamil Nadu is the southern state of India. It lies between 80 05' and 130 34' North Latitudes and 760 14' and 800 21' East Longitudes. The state covers an area of about 130,058 sq km and is the eleventh largest state in India. The main objective of the study1. To analyze the spatial pattern of variation of COVID-19 noticed between different state wise investigations from March 2020 to March 2021.2. To identify the major regions of disease and to observe the related conditions. 3. To derive a conceptual framework towards strengthening the foundation for integrated health care of the state. The analysis of COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu state is mainly based on secondary data. For the purpose of this study statistical techniques of Z score analysis and map Interpretation are used. It includes mapping of the disease using the GIS software of Arc GIS. The findings indicate that Chennai, Chengalpattu, Tiruchirapalli districts show extreme mortality cases in Tamil Nadu.Pages: 123-131 | Views: 238 | Downloads: 69Download Full Article: Click Here
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V Saravanabavan, C Vinothini, D Balaji, Alok Manna, Arya Mohan, Athira Rajesh. A geo-spatial approach on COVID-19 mortality in Tamil Nadu. Int J Geogr Geol Environ 2022;4(1):123-131.