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Panvel, Raigad, Maharashtra, India

When did the impact of COVID-19 first occur to you? How did your reaction to COVID-19 change between then and the first case in your town?

march 20th. started taking it more seriously.

How is your life different now than it was before the pandemic?

not much different. previous to lockdown too, i worked from home.

How are you feeling? What are you doing to relieve stress?

i am feeling ok. i do nothing special to relieve stress. actually i am not stressed.

What have you noticed has changed in your community since the outbreak? What has surprised you?

i notice that almost all stick to guidelines regarding social behaviour. it has not surprised me much.

Are you a business owner who has had to close? If you are still open, how have you had to adjust how your business operates?

i was am a freelancer. work has been scarce since covid-19.

Are you an essential employee? What do you do? What precautions are being taken at your workplace? What precautions are implementing at home?

i am not an essential employee. the work i do is pretty much useful for my clients - i write office automation software. no special precautions at home.

Are you an employee who has been laid off or furloughed? Were you able to get unemployment? Were you able to retain your health insurance?


Are you working from home? What adjustments or challenges are you experiencing?

i am working from home.

Do you have children at home? How’s it going?


If you’re a student, was school canceled? Were you able to complete your studies online? Do you think you’ll be back on campus in the fall?


How are you using social media, the Internet, or digital platforms during the pandemic?

i use them to keep abreast of developments.

Did you have to postpone any major life events? (e.g. Graduation, wedding, major birthday) What did you do instead?


Do you have animals? Did you adopt a pet? How have they impacted your day?


What positive things did you contribute to or notice take place?

i notice that people when required can behave responsibly

Did you or someone you know contract COVID-19? What was it like?

yes, a friend contracted covid-19 and expired. it was sudden and unexpected.

If you lost someone during the pandemic, how did you celebrate their lives?

i did nothing special. he will be in my memories.

What do you wish you knew before the pandemic began?

that something like this could happen at all.

What would you want future generations to know about the 2020 pandemic? How would you recommend they prepare for it?

unbridled laboratory experiments should be stopped.

How do you think this pandemic will change how we behave going forward? What will the “new normal” look like?

once the dust settles, i don't see any drastic change in behavior.

Is there anything else you would like to add that hasn't already been asked above?


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COVID-19 (Disease)


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“Sankaran,” Leaving Our Fingerprints on History, accessed August 19, 2022,

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