Mapping the impact of Coronavirus in India

Managing business operations during COVID-19 will require companies to carefully track the spread of cases across India as this will determine the extent of lockdown and the impact on business activity.

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  • 13 May, 2020

Mapping COVID-19 impact in India

Coronavirus is severely disrupting everyday life in India. As the number of COVID-19 cases rise and the government responses evolve at the national, state and local level, companies need to keep close tabs on this fast-changing situation.

Kanvic's data analytics team help you visualise the impact COVID-19 across the country and understand its implications for business operations through a regularly updated and expanded set of maps and charts.

Consumer Sentiment : Low today, Better tomorrow

CHART I 19 October 2020

The continued rise in infections has depressed consumer sentiments even as India unlocked. The Current Situation Index (CSI) has fallen precipitously since March. However, the future outlook is somewhat brighter.

Local lockdowns, National impact

CHART I 24 September 2020

Although India has gone through three phases of re-opening its economy and is now in Unlock 4.0, the country's lockdown stringency index actually rose in July and August due to the effect of local lockdowns.

More vulnerable areas may take longer to recover

CHART I 23 September 2020

India’s COVID cases are now highest in states with the greatest vulnerability due to weaker healthcare infrastructure. This will likely make any recovery long and drawn out.

Homebound customers, New expectations

CHART I 22 September 2020

Although India has largely unlocked, COVID concerns mean people are still spending 14% more time at home than before the crisis. Serving the needs of these homebound consumers will be key to business recovery.

Shift in the epicentre : From Urban to Rural

CHART I 18 September 2020

COVID cases have shifted from urban to rural areas as the virus penetrates deeper into Bharat. Of the 50 worst affected districts in August more than half (55%) are rural, up from only a quarter (24%) in June.

From negativity to positivity

CHART I 17 September 2020

Although COVID cases in India continue to rise the test positivity rate has declined steadily from 13% in July to 7% at the beginning of September.

Digital India, Physical Impact

CHART I 16 September 2020

Coronavirus has accelerated Indian consumers’ shift online with digital payments surging to all-time highs in both volume and value terms.

COVID crisis has taken uncertainity to new levels

CHART I 28 August 2020

Researchers from IMF have developed the World Uncertainty Index to track uncertainty across the globe by text mining the country reports of the Economist Intelligence Unit.
As a result of Covid-19 business leaders are dealing with levels of uncertainty that have never been seen before requiring them to rethink their strategy.

A tale of Another two cities : COVID-19 cases keep surging in parts of India

CHART I 24 August 2020

As Delhi and Mumbai control the growth of COVID-19 infections, other economic centres such as Bangalore and Pune have seen COVID-19 cases reach new peaks.

A tale of two cities: How India’s two largest economic centres compare on COVID-19

CHART I 27 July 2020

As India opens up after lockdown its economic recovery will depend on how successfully it can manage the virus in its two largest commercial centres - Delhi and Mumbai. Together these two cities account for almost 23% of the country's GDP. While both cities have important similarities their COVID-19 trajectories have been markedly different.

As India gets back to work, businesses in Delhi, Maharashtra and Gujarat will struggle as a result of outflow of migrant labour

CHART I 03 June 2020

Covid-19 has created an exodus of migrants from their place of work to the place of birth. Businesses dependent on migrant labour in major industrial hubs are already facing challenges in getting back to work. As the crisis deepens and the uncertainty on the return of migrant labour looms, the most affected states by Covid-19 i. e. Maharashtra, Delhi and Gujarat will also be the states facing shortage of labour supply.

India's Rs. 20,00,000 Crore economic stimulus relies heavily on monetary measures

CHART I 29 May 2020

The Indian government has announced a number of economic measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While there are direct cash transfers to the poorest sections of society, monetary measures by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) comprise a large share of the 20 lakh crore stimulus package.

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