Coronavirus crisis spotlights Kasargod's poor health facilities after border battle cuts off patients from Mangaluru hospitals
While the Kerala government is receiving global acclaim for its efforts at fighting the coronavirus and its excellent health facilities, the border blockade imposed by Karnataka has shone a spotlight on the woeful healthcare infrastructure in Kasargod district.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Supreme Court seeks Centre's intervention for settlement of Karnataka-Kerala border battle
Seeking an amicable settlement of the row between Kerala and Karnataka, the Supreme Court on Friday told the Centre to discuss the matter with the states and formulate parameters for passage of patients for urgent medical treatment, according to several media reports.
Kasaragod residents suffer as Karnataka closes access to Mangaluru hospitals; Kerala HC asks who will take responsibility if someone dies
Kerala has accused neighbouring Karnataka to have sealed its borders with Kasaragod town, where a large number of people are under home quarantine amid coronavirus spread.