It was only in June that the state implemented a number of steps, like setting up fever clinics, to curb the spread of the virus. There are also concerns that the upcoming elections may hurt transparency.
Exactly how fast is COVID-19 spreading in India? What would flattening the curve mean in the Indian context? Does the outbreak in India show specific patterns in terms of age and gender of patients? Data from 8 weeks of the pandemic reveals interesting insights.