Bhilwara Model, an Effective Containment Strategy for Corona
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The Centre may adopt the Bhilwara model as a containment strategy to curb the spread of new coronavirus in areas that have been identified as hotspots. Bhilwara was the epicenter of the new coronavirus in Rajashthan until aggressive containment measures taken by the district administration limited the spread of the virus.

Cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba, in a meeting with chief secretaries on Sunday, acknowledged the Bhilwara model as an effective containment strategy.

Bhilwara, which has the second-highest number of cases in Rajasthan at 27, has reported only one positive case since March 30. The textile town shot to limelight because of a spike in a number of cases in a short span of time since the first case was reported on March 19. A doctor in a private hospital tested positive and became the source of infection for others within the hospital.


The ruthless containment strategy followed by the Bhilwara district administration is a mix of strict imposition of curfew, mass screening, identification of potential clusters and other such measures.

Around 2,000 teams carried out a door-to-door campaign screening a population of 28 lakh and enforcing home quarantine on those who showed influenza-like symptoms.

“The strategy to combat a cluster spread was three-pronged. The first step was the effective implementation of the curfew, sealing the borders of containment zones and ensuring zero vehicular movement,” a Times of India report quoted Rohit Kumar Singh, additional chief secretary (health), as saying.

“Second, we set out to identify potential clusters and carry out intensive mapping of contacts, besides isolating high-risk people and collecting samples for tests quickly. The third step was a massive screening exercise covering the entire population to detect influenza-like symptoms,” he added.

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