Stories from Kerala’s spirited virus fight
Though an early covid-19 hotspot, parts of Kerala are now out of a full lockdown. How did the state do it?
The fight is still on. The state is already preparing for a possible second wave. Scores of overseas workers are likely to return from hotspots in the Gulf once travel restrictions ease
ERNAKULAM/KOCHI : One morning in March, a woman in Kerala’s Kasaragod district suddenly developed a fever, along with fits of coughing. Her husband had recently returned from a Gulf country, but he had been quickly isolated after being detected with the novel coronavirus. The couple claimed they had not even had a chance to meet each other as they were both in quarantine. So, how did she get the disease?