(A model for other states)
Why is the Kerala model remarkable?
The first case of COVID-19 in India was identified in Kerala. The cases spiked soon but as on April,20, Kerala has not only flattened the curve, but has done so with an extremely low mortality rate of 0.5 per cent compared with 2.7 per cent for India as a whole.
Why was it difficult for Kerala to tackle the menace?
How Kerala dealt with Corona?
The key elements of Kerala’s approach to containing the COVID-19 pandemic were:
With a large number of foreign tourists, emigrants from the Gulf and other countries, the total number of people who were quarantined in Kerala was probably the highest in India.