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Despite Strictest Lockdown, Why Did India Fail to Control COVID-19?

Nearly six months ago, when India began the countrywide lockdown, there were only 500 confirmed cases as per official numbers.

Nearly six months ago, when India began the countrywide lockdown, there were only 500 confirmed cases as per official numbers. Despite an extremely stringent and fairly long lockdown, the government has failed to contain the spread of the virus. Why is that so? In this explainer, we breakdown the government's COVID-19 response into three stages to explain how the flawed response is the reason why India has the second highest number of cases worldwide. 

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