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Mar 23, 2020

Police uses drone to keep a check in the interior areas, during restrictions imposed as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of coronavirus, in Srinagar. Police vehicles fitted with public address systems went around residential areas in the city and elsewhere in the valley early in the morning to announce that restrictions under CrPC Section 144, barring assembly of people, had been imposed.

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Locals sanitize their hands before entering the store to buy daily essentials after lockdown in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in Kozhikode.

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Trains are seen parked at Lokmanya Terminus yard after lockdown in the wake of coronvirus pandemic, in Mumbai. Indian Railways has suspended all passenger services until March 31 and only goods trains will run during the period. The suspension includes all suburban train services.

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Banking staff continues to carry out operations with minimum staff after lockdown amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Mumbai.

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A deserted view of Prayagraj Railway Junction after lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Prayagraj.

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Locals buy medicines after lockdown in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in Bikaner.

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A police official checks ID cards of commuters during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Mumbai.

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Police personnel send back commuters to their homes during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Faridabad.

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A view of a nearly-empty road after lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Noida sector 18.

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Shops are seen closed after lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Atta Market in Noida sector 27.

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Police officials check ID cards of commuters during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Prayagraj.

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Passengers who have arrived from different states, board a crowded bus during locked down amid the coronavirus pandemic, at Mithapur bus stand, in Patna.

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Police officials check ID cards of commuters after lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, in Jammu.

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Locals buy vegetables before lockdown amid rising concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Locals buy fruits before lock down amid rising concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata. Kolkata and several areas across West Bengal will be put under a lockdown from Monday 5 pm till March 27 in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

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People buy daily essentials after lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Karad.

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Pakistani police officers stop travelers after a government announced to lockdown the city due to concerns over the spread of the new coronavirus, in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Locals stand in a queue to buy daily essentials before lock down amid rising concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Workers load sack of fertilizers in a goods train, at a railway station in Karad. Indian Railways has suspended all passenger services until March 31 in the wake of coronavirus pandemic and only goods trains will run during the period. The suspension includes all suburban train services.

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Foreign tourists who wish to extend their visas, queue outside an immigration office as they are unable to fly home due to new coronavirus outbreak, in Bali, Indonesia.

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Barricades are seen on Delhi-Ghaziabad border after lockdown, in New Delhi. Delhi will be locked down from March 23 to March 31, till midnight due to the coronavirus outbreak and Delhi's borders will remain sealed during the period.

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Barricades are seen on Delhi-Ghaziabad border after lockdown, in New Delhi. Delhi will be locked down from March 23 to March 31, till midnight due to the coronavirus outbreak and Delhi's borders will remain sealed during the period.

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A police official checks ID cards of commuters on Delhi-Ghaziabad border after lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Trains are seen parked at a yard after lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Medics put 'home quarantine' stamp on passengers after thermal screening in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at Guwahati Railway Station. People arriving from different regions are being put under home quarantine as a precautionary measure amid rising concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

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Busses are seen parked at Indraprastha Cluster Bus Depot after lockdown, in New Delhi. Delhi will be locked down from March 23 to March 31, till midnight due to the coronavirus outbreak. No public transport will operate except 25 percent of the DTC buses which will run to transport people associated with essential services (health, food, water and power supply). Also, Delhi's borders will remain sealed during the lockdown.

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A Copa airline plane taxis as other sit parked on the tarmac of Tocumen international airport in Panama City. Copa Airlines announced that it has suspended all of its flights until late April due to the slow down in air traffic from the new coronavirus pandemic.

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Vehicles wait in long lines to cross into Romania from Hungary at the Csanadpalota border crossing, after Hungary closed its borders to all but its own citizens to help delay the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. Hungary's government is allowing its own nationals to cross the border, along with some residents, and goods vehicles, with time restrictions on "humanitarian corridors" through the country.

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Shops are seen locked during 'Vyapar bandh' called by Assam Chamber of Commerce, in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at Fancy Bazaar in Guwahati.

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A dog rests with the background of Peru's capital, Lima, minutes before the start of a curfew decreed by the government. Peru is in its seven day of a government decreed state of emergency amid the presence of COVID-19.

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Firemen spray disinfectant in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus outbreak at the main business district, in Jakarta, Indonesia. The vast majority of people recover from the new coronavirus. According to the World Health Organization, most people recover in about two to six weeks, depending on the severity of the illness.

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A view of Via Laietana street as authorities control public movements in Barcelona, Spain. Spanish health authorities say intensive care units in the hardest-hit areas of Spain are close to their limit. The army was building a field hospital with 5,500 beds in a convention center in Madrid, where hotels are also being turned into wards for virus patients without serious breathing problems.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at a press conference about coronavirus, as journalists sit far apart, in Berlin. German authorities have issued a ban on more than two people meeting outside of their homes, which they believe will be easier to follow than locking people in their homes. The vast majority of people recover from the new coronavirus.

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A 17-year-old who asked not to be named, wears a hazmat suit, gas mask, boots, and gloves as he walks past people holding a sign that says, "you need Jesus" as he and his family from Gaithersburg, Md. walk under cherry blossom trees in full bloom along the tidal basin in Washington. "I'm not worried for me since I'm young," says the 17-year-old, "I'm wearing this in case I come into contact with anyone who is older so that I won't be a threat to them." He plans to wear his protective outfit for coronavirus each time he leaves the house.

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A firefighter sprays disinfectant as a precaution‚Äö against the coronavirus at the Moshe Dayan Railway Station in Rishon LeTsiyon, Israel.

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Iraqi volunteers spray disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus during a curfew, in a market in Baghdad, Iraq.

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An aerial view of a public bus depot seen in Kyiv, Ukraine. Ukrainian authorities ruled to close public transport starting from Sunday to strengthen anti-coronavirus quarantine measures.

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An elevated highway nearly devoid of traffic cuts into Mexico City. Many countries in Latin America have taken aggressive measures to deal with the new coronavirus such as closing their borders, dock and airports to foreigners. Mexico, by contrast, has so far taken a "business as usual" attitude. The vast majority of people recover from the COVID-19 disease.

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Volunteer workers of Search and Rescue (SAR) with special equipment, disinfect a volunteer after disinfecting a police car at Local Police station to prevent the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, in Pamplona, northern Spain.

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Rev. William A. Mentz, pastor of the Scranton, Pa. based St. Francis and Clare Progressive Catholic Church, wears a mask and gloves while distributing prepackaged communion to the faithful attending mass while sitting in their cars in a parking lot at the Shoppes at Montage in Moosic, Pennsylvania.

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People rush with their vehicles rush to petrol pumps to fill tanks during the lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak in Thane, Mumbai.

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Senior police officials during the lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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Police personnel stop commuters after the state government enforced lockdown in the city amid coronavirus pandemic, in Hyderabad

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A large number of courier parcels accumulate at MGR Central Railway station after trains were cancelled in wake coronavirus pandemic, in Chennai.

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Locals buy vegetables and essentials at a market after the announcement of lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Worli in Mumbai.

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A man offers prayers at Sacred Heart Cathedral Church after it was temporarily shut as a precautionary measure against coronavirus in New Delhi.

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Senior police officials take out a flag march and review arrangements for quarantine patients, during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Bathinda.

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Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel pays tribute to martyrs who died in a fierce gun-battle with naxals in forests of Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district on March 21, 2020, at Sukma Police Line.

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Trains are seen parked at a yard after lockdown in the wake of coronvirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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A lady walks in front of a digital screen inside BSE building as the Sensex goes down in Mumbai.

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Passengers crowd a long-route bus during coronavirus pandemic in Kolkata.

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Children carrying rice and potato distributed by the West Bengal government as part of the mid-day meal programme before the lockdown in West Bengal.

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A man collects rice and potato distributed by the West Bengal government as part of the mid-day meal programme before the lockdown in West Bengal.

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An official uses a thermal screening device on Jharkhand CM Hemat Soren in the wake of coronavirus pandemic as he arrives during the ongoing budget session of Jharkhand Assembly, in Ranchi.

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A police official checks ID cards of commuters on Delhi-Ghaziabad border after lockdown, in New Delhi. Delhi will be locked down from March 23 to March 31, till midnight due to the coronavirus outbreak and Delhi's borders will remain sealed during the period.

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Trains are seen parked at a yard after lockdown, in New Delhi. Delhi will be locked down from March 23 to March 31, till midnight due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Metros are seen parked at a yard after lock down, at Timarpur in New Delhi. Delhi will be locked down from March 23 to March 31, till midnight due to the coronavirus outbreak. The central government decided to suspend all metro train services across the country till March 31 in view of coronavirus outbreak.

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Locals buy vegetables from a roadside vendor after the surge in prices due to plummeted stock amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati.

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Corinne Saulpic, who says she is a shaman, uses bells to re-connect with the earth, in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron urged employees to keep working in supermarkets, production sites and other businesses that need to keep running amid stringent restrictions of movement due to the rapid spreading of the new coronavirus in the country.

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A woman pauses for photos next to the Olympic rings near the New National Stadium in Tokyo. The IOC will take up to four weeks to consider postponing the Tokyo Olympics amid mounting criticism of its handling of the coronavirus crisis that now includes a call for delay from the leader of track and field, the biggest sport at the games.

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at a parliamentary session in Tokyo. Abe said a postponement of Tokyo Olympics would be unavoidable if the games cannot be held in a complete way because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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One of the damaged spires, right, of Zagreb's iconic cathedral is seen after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia. The cathedral was rebuilt after it toppled in the 1880 earthquake. A strong earthquake shook Croatia and its capital on Sunday, causing widespread damage and panic.

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A collapsed wall leaves an exposed home and crushed cars after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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Firefighters carry a person on a stretcher after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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A car is crushed by falling debris after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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A bicycle is crushed by falling debris after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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A car is crushed by falling debris after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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Cars crushed by falling debris after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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Croatian soldiers clear debris from the street after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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A car is crushed by falling debris after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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People rest in park after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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People carry incubators for newborn babies as the hospital is evacuated after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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A man inspects the damage caused by an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon administers oath to Shivraj Singh Chouhan as new the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh at Raj Bhawan, in Bhopal.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan (2R) and outgoing Chief Minister Kamal Nath (R) during the swearing-in ceremony at Raj Bhawan, in Bhopal

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Chhattisgarh Police personnal pay tribute to martyrs who died in a fierce gun-battle with naxals in forests of Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district on March 21, 2020, at Sukma Police Line

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Jammu and Kashmir police along with Rashtriya Rifles troops display arms and ammunition recovered from a hideout at Keran in Kupwara district after arresting six suspected militants from Sopore, in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Panama City's causeway is seen devoid of traffic or pedestrians, as Panama hunkers down to confront the spread of the new coronavirus. The vast majority of people recover from the COVID-19 disease.

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