In numbers: One year of Covid

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Never before sanitisers, immunity boosting foods (Chyawanprash, honey) witnessed so much demand as was last year, thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic. Lockdown was unheard of. Barring essential workers, the entire country was confined to homes. While some sectors benefitted, others like air travel was hit hard. TOI takes a look at how one year of Covid at home looked in numbers.
Size of sanitiser market grew four-fold

Immunity boosting foods received a boost

Phone average screen time went up

Indians worked more

Demand for study table increased

People joined startups

Domestic air travel dropped

71 lakh more PF accounts closed during April-December

Domestic violence complaints hit 10-yr-high

More people watched porn

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