Kerala hopeful of being free of coronavirus by early March4 min read . Updated: 08 Feb 2020, 12:13 AM IST
- A Rapid Response Control, or RRC, room has been readied in Thiruvananthapuram
- We have 18 expert groups to oversee departments such as home quarantine, contact tracing, isolation, logistics and training
K.K. Shailaja has been catapulted to the frontline in India’s fight against the novel coronavirus. As Kerala’s health minister, she heads its enviable health system. So far, three people have tested positive for the virus in the state—also the reported total for India. State authorities have quarantined nearly 2,800 people. But on Friday, Kerala withdrew ‘state calamity’ status on coronavirus, in a sign of winning the fight against the virus.
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