Around a couple of weeks ago, I found out that the district administration of South Delhi, like governments all over the world, are struggling to find a strong technical solution to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Especially in Delhi, with cases surging, it was becoming increasingly difficult to create containment zones manually by looking at addresses of patients when thousands of cases are coming in everyday.
I came up with a better way of doing that, and with the permission of the District Magistrate of South Delhi, coded and deployed my solution built on their database. The solution was well received by those in charge of containment zones and is now live.
In this article, I’ll briefly explain my approach.