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Mar 25, 2020

Rajpath, India's ceremonial boulevard is seen during a lockdown to control the new virus spread, in New Delhi.

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A civil defense volunteer keeps a vigil outside Jama Mosque during a lock down to control coronavirus spread in New Delhi.

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A bird flies over a deserted road in Mumbai. The world's largest democracy went under the world's biggest lockdown Wednesday, with India's 1.3 billion people ordered to stay home in a bid to stop the coronavirus pandemic from spreading and overwhelming its fragile health care system as it has done elsewhere.

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Few vehicles are seen on a deserted road during nationwide lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic, in Chennai.

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People standing in the marked boxes for social distancing at grocery store during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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Passengers who had been stranded for a few days wait in queue for transport being arranged by the government during lockdown in Jammu.

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A man wearing a face mask as a precaution against coronavirus walks across a foot over bridge during a lockdown to control the new virus spread, in New Delhi. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.

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Medical staffers wearing protective gear, part of a special unit performing house calls, work in Bergamo, northern Italy, one of the areas worse-affected by coronavirus.

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A truck sprays disinfectant as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, as it drives past St. Mary Major Basilica, background, in Rome.

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Police distribute food to poor people during lockdown, in the view of coronavirus pandemic, in Patiala.

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Prime Minister Modi interacts with citizens of Varanasi amid nationwide lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Media persons are seen wearing masks and maintaing social distance during Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar's press briefing, in New Delhi.

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A worker sanitizes an area as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus, during nation-wide lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Women, wearing masks, look out from a window of their house during the complete lockdown imposed in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, in Jodhpur.

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Volunteers sanitize a railing as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus, during nation-wide lockdown, at Jaiprakash Naryan Airport in Patna.

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A worker sprays disinfectant as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus, during nation-wide lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Buses stand parked at a depot during the complete lockdown which has been imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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Restaurant owner Hoang Tung holds up a "Corona burger" in Hanoi, Vietnam. As the world is fighting against the Covid-19 pandemic, the Vietnamese restaurant hopes to cheer people up with their new creation, in which the burger buns shape like a coronavirus.

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People stand in a queue to collect LPG cylinders from a godown, during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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A model of Ram temple at Kar Sewak Puram in Ayodhya. The Ram Lalla idol in Ayodhya was shifted to a temporary new location today, thus clearing the site to begin construction of a Ram temple.

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Tourists visit Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas Karyashala in Ayodhya.

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Brick carvings at Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas Karyashala in Ayodhya.

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Inscribed bricks at Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas Karyashala in Ayodhya.

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Inscribed bricks at Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas Karyashala in Ayodhya.

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A view of Ram ki Paidi near the banks of River Saryu, in Ayodhya.

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A monkey climbs on a pole of a flag at Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas Karyashala in Ayodhya.

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A model of Ram temple at Kar Sewak Puram in Ayodhya. The Ram Lalla idol in Ayodhya was shifted to a temporary new location today, thus clearing the site to begin construction of a Ram temple.

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A homeless man sleep outside a closed shop during lockdown in Delhi. The world's largest democracy went under the world's biggest lockdown Wednesday, with India's 1.3 billion people ordered to stay home in a bid to stop the coronavirus pandemic from spreading and overwhelming its fragile health care system as it has done elsewhere.

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Homeless people sleep outside a closed shop during lockdown in Delhi. The world's largest democracy went under the world's biggest lockdown Wednesday, with India's 1.3 billion people ordered to stay home in a bid to stop the coronavirus pandemic from spreading and overwhelming its fragile health care system as it has done elsewhere.

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Policemen stop vehicles during complete lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kochi.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath offers prayers to Ram Lalla idol at temporary new location near Manas Bhawan, in Ayodhya. The idol was shifted from the makeshift temple to the new location by the Chief Minister himself to clear the site to allow construction of a Ram temple.

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Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a digital press conference over lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar briefs media on measures implemented by the goverment in wake of coronavirs pandemic, in New Delhi.

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A doctor takes a smear test at the drive-in test station organized by the German Armed Forces in a hall of the former Saarbrücken Trade Fair Centre, Germany. People who have a referral can come on foot or by car to have swabs taken for the test for the corona virus.

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Police personnel stand guard near a barricade during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Lucknow.

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A dog strays in the deserted Burrabazar area, business hub of the city, during the complete lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Stranded passengers at the Howrah Railway Station stand in a queue for free food, being distributed by a social organisation, during the complete lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Police personnel sanitize their hands to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, during the nation-wide lockdown, in Bikaner.

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An Afghan Sikh man wounded in a gunmen attack is treated in a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen stormed a religious gathering of Afghanistan's minority Sikhs in their place of worship in the heart of the Afghan capital's old city, a minority Sikh parliamentarian said.

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Volunteers distribute free food packets to stranded migrant workers at MGR Central railway station, during nation-wide lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic, in Chintadripet, Chennai.

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Police personnel punish offenders flouting nationwide lockdown imposed by the government, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jabalpur.

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Ticket counters of Guwahati railway station wear a deserted look during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati.

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A deserted NSCBI Airport as airlines operations have been suspended due to the imposition of the 21-day complete lockdown across the country, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Jai Prakash Narayan Airport wears a deserted look during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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People stand outside a chemist shop to buy medicines during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Birbhum.

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A health worker sprays disinfectants on a hospital bed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Trains stand parked near a station at Howrah station during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Trains stand parked following closure of services during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Navi Mumbai.

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A railway worker sprays disinfectants as a precautionary measure at a railway station during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Jammu.

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Police punishes an offender after he came out of his home, while enforcing the complete lockdown, in Ranchi.

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Police personal punish an offender flouting nationwide lockdown imposed by the government in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Hissar.

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A city street wears a deserted look during a 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kullu.

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People maintain social distance as they wait outside a chemist shop during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Girgaon in Mumbai.

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People stand in a queue to collect LPG cylinders during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Girgaon in Mumbai.

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Volunteers provide sanitizer to security personnel on duty, to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, during nation-wide lockdown, Patna.

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Empty roads during complete lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Chandigarh.

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A city street wears a deserted look during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ayodhya.

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ADG Prem Prakash and other police personnel distribute food to homeless people during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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A worker prepares masks during a 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Ranchi.

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People buy vegetables during a 21-day lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Sangli.

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Vidyasagr Setu flyover wears a deserted look during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A police officer marks a circle for locals to keep a distance while buying medicines, during the complete lockdown, in Ranchi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a 21-day total lockdown across India to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

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A worker sprays disinfectants on a road from a fire tender during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Amritsar.

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Workers spray disinfectants on parked bikes during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Amritsar.

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People stand in a queue at a SRTC bus counter during a 21-day lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jammu

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, accompanied by District Magistrate Anuj Jha and priests, shifts the idol of Ramlala from the makeshift temple to a new structure near Manas Bhawan, in Ayodhya. Social distancing was observed, and there was no participation of the public due to the complete lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath offers prayers at Asthai Temple in Ayodhya.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a cabinet meeting as ministers maintain social distancing in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

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Security personnel stand guard outside the deserted Vaishno Devi shrine during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jammu.

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GS Road wear a deserted look during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati

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Police personnel check commuter, who defied curfew during a nationwide lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Agartala.

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A family, wearing face masks as a precaution from coronavirus, prays inside their house on the first day of Navratri festival, where Hindu fast for nine days, in New Delhi. The world's largest democracy went under the world's biggest lockdown Wednesday, with India's 1.3 billion people ordered to stay home in a bid to stop the coronavirus pandemic from spreading and overwhelming its fragile health care system as it has done elsewhere. For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death.

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A view of Ghazipur vegetable market bustling with activity during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Masks are hung outside a shop for sale in the wake of coronavirus pandemic during a nationwide lockdown, at Bhogal area in New Delhi.

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A worker sprays disinfectants on a road during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A security person baton charges a commuter, who defied curfew during a nationwide lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jammu.

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A pillion on a bicycle carries his luggage during a nationwide lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati.

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Dabbawalas celebrate Gudhi Padwa while maintaining social distancing, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Mumbai.

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Planes stand parked at Chennai Airport after all domestic and international flights were cancelled as part of a nationwide lockdown for 21 days, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Chennai.

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A grocery shop employee, wearing face mask as a precaution against coronavirus, calls a customer living on the second floor to come down to receive their delivery in New Delhi. The world's largest democracy went under the world's biggest lockdown Wednesday, with India's 1.3 billion people ordered to stay home in a bid to stop the coronavirus pandemic from spreading and overwhelming its fragile health care system as it has done elsewhere. For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death.

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People maintain social distance as they stand near a tractor trolley to buy vegetables, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bathinda.

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Residents maintain social distance as they stand outside a grocery store to shop for essential items, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ahmedabad

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Customers stand one metre apart as a preventive measure against the novel coronavirus spread, while queuing up to buy vegetables, during total lockdown in Karad, Maharashtra

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A doctor checks temperature of passengers at a bus stand as a precautionary measure against the spread of the novel coronavirus, before they leave for their destinations, in Jammu.

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People maintain social distance as they queue up outside a super-market to buy essential items, during the 21-day total lockdown, in the wake of novel coronavirus pandemic, in Faridabad.

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NH24 near Akshardham Temple wears a deserted look during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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People stand in a queue outside a chemist shop while maintaining social distancing, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Policemen punish offenders, seated in marked circles to maintain social distancing, who violated the lockdown guidelines by venturing out of their homes unnecessarily during the 21-day complete lockdown to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, at Vikram Chowk in Jammu.

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A policeman in plain clothes beats up a man who flouted the lockdown guidelines, in Kolkata. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a 21-day total lockdown across India to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

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People stand in marked positions to buy essential commodities from a grocery store in Mumbai.The world's largest democracy went under the world's biggest lockdown Wednesday, with India's 1.3 billion people ordered to stay home in a bid to stop the coronavirus pandemic from spreading and overwhelming its fragile health care system as it has done elsewhere. For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death.

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French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he speaks during a call conference to install the CARE committee (comite d'analyse, recherche et expertise) about the coronavirus COVID-19, at the Elysee Palace in Paris. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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A man sifts through a pile of rubbish discarded on a sidewalk in downtown Pittsburgh. For most people, the virus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia.

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Hundred of birds overtake Agua Dulce beach which is usually populated with people, in Lima, Peru. Peru is in its second week of a government decreed state of emergency, after President Martin Vizcarra ordered residents to stay in their homes in an effort to contain the spread of the new coronavirus.

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A local volunteer hands soap to a resident in an effort to avoid the spread of the new coronavirus in the Rocinha slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Medics examine evacuees from Iran upon their arrival at an airport in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

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A patient, center, is transferred to a medicalised hotel during the COVID-19 outbreak in Madrid, Spain. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause a more serious illness.

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Medical staff members check a ventilator in protective suits at the care unit of the new COVID-19 infected patients inside the Koranyi National Institute of Pulmonology in Budapest, Hungary.

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Commuters wear face masks to protect themselves from a new coronavirus at a skytrain station in Bangkok, Thailand. Department of Rail Transport issued regulation requiring commuters to wear facemarks while inside station and riding on train. Thailand's government agreed to declare an emergency to take stricter measures to control the coronavirus outbreak that has infected hundreds of people in Bangkok: the Southeast Asian country. For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death.

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Security officers guard the closed Hollywood & Highland Center shopping mall and entertainment complex in Los Angeles. California is reporting what may be the first U.S. death of a person under 18 from the coronavirus. Public health director Barbara Ferrer says it's a "devastating reminder that COVID-19 affects people of all ages." Meanwhile, new cases of the virus surged around the state.

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A woman claps from an entrance to a balcony in Vancouver, British Columbia. Thousands of people in Vancouver's West End have been going out on their balconies to applaud healthcare workers who are fighting the coronavirus, each night at 7 p.m.

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Customers queue to enter a department store in Christchurch, New Zealand. New Zealand will close schools and non-essential services at midnight on Wednesday as the country goes into lockdown to try to stop the spread of coronavirus pandemic. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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Semi trucks drive by a freeway sign along Interstate 5 that urges people to stay at home due to the COVID-19 outbreak on their way toward Los Angles in Gorman, Calif.

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An aerial view of the almost empty Paulista Avenue, one of the city's most important financial center, on the first day of quarantine to help stop the spread of the new coronavirus in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listen.

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This photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange shows the unoccupied NYSE trading floor, closed temporarily for the first time in 228 years as a result of coronavirus concerns.

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Daily wage workers, jobless due to the coronavirus outbreak, jostle to receive free food distributed in Quetta, Pakistan. Pakistani authorities said they'd shut down train operations across the country from Wednesday until March 31 in an effort to contain the spread of the virus.

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A notice hangs on the gate of a society in wake of coronavirus pandemic during nationwide lockdown, in Navi Mumbai.

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Few pedestrians are seen walking on an empty road at Mahatma Gandhi Marg during nation-wide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi

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Bogibeel Bridge wears a deserted view during the nation-wide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Dibrugarh

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Migrant workers and their families board a truck to return to their villages after government imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ahmedabad.

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A volunteer makes an announcement to people standing in a queue to collect entry coupons of a grocery store, to maintain a distance in view of coronavirus outbreak, during nationwide lockdown at Mira Road, in Mumbai.

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Few vehicles are seen on Western Express Highway during nation-wide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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A view of deserted roads during nation-wide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kanyakumari.

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Police and security forces patrol a street during 21-day nationwide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Agartala.

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An aerial view of CSMT area during nation-wide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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An aerial view of Dader T T circle road during nation-wide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh works from home during nationwide lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Modi interacts with citizens of Varanasi amid nationwide lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Long queue of vehicles is seen at a fuel station after the government imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Mira Road in Mumbai.

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Police punish offenders for flouting the lockdown guidelines, on the first day of the 21-day nationwide lockdown, in the view of coronavirus pandemic, in Amritsar.

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People line up to shop for essential items from a roadside truck in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.

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Stranded passengers wait in a queue maintaining social distancing at SRTC bus terminal during a 21-day lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jammu.

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A view of deserted Heritage street during the first day of the 21-day nationwide lockdown, in the view of the coronavirus pandemic, in Amritsar.

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People maintain social distance as they stand outside Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) office to procure curfew passes for movement in the Capital, during lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic, in East Delhi.

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A man wearing face mask walks on a road during the complete lockdown imposed to contain the spread of novel coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Fire Brigade personnel wearing protective suits, spray disinfectants on a road amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 disease, caused by the novel coronavirus, during total lockdown at Vashi, in Navi Mumbai.

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Medical workers escort a suspected coronavirus patient to get in an ambulance as he is shifted to a hospital for treatment during nation-wide lockdown, in Aligarh.

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Nagercoil Corporation worker sprays disinfectants on a road amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 disease, caused by the novel coronavirus, during total lockdown, in Kanyakumari.

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Assam State Fire and Emergency Service worker spray disinfectants at GS road amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 disease, caused by the novel coronavirus, during total lockdown, in Guwahati.

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Fire brigade personnel spray disinfectants outside BMC headquater amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 disease, caused by the novel coronavirus, during total lockdown, at Fort in Mumbai.

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Labours load sacks of fertilizers in a goods train during the nationwide lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Fatuha yard in Patna.

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People maintain social distance as they wait outside a grocery shop during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi.

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Policeman baton charge an offender flouting nationwide lockdown imposed by the government, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Nadia.

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Police beat up a youth as he came out of his home, while enforcing the comple lockdown, in Ranchi.

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People standing in the marked boxes for social distancing at grocery store during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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People standing in the marked boxes for social distancing at Medical store during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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Customers maintain social distance as they stand in a queue outside Kendriya Bhandar to buy essential items during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Family members cry after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen stormed a religious gathering of Afghanistan's minority Sikhs in their place of worship in the heart of the Afghan capital's old city on Wednesday, a minority Sikh parliamentarian said.

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Family members cry after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen stormed a religious gathering of Afghanistan's minority Sikhs in their place of worship in the heart of the Afghan capital's old city on Wednesday, a minority Sikh parliamentarian said.

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An Afghan Sikh woman wounded in a gunmen attack lies in a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. Gunmen stormed a religious gathering of Afghanistan's minority Sikhs in their place of worship in the heart of the Afghan capital's old city on Wednesday, a minority Sikh parliamentarian said.

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Residents dressed in traditional attire celebrate Marathi New Year (Gudi Padwa), during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Girgaon in Mumbai.

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Residents offer prayers as they celebrate Marathi New Year (Gudi Padwa), during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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A girl dressed in a traditional attire holds a placard for social awareness on COVID-19 as she celebrates Marathi New Year (Gudi Padwa), during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Girgaon in Mumbai.

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A billboard is installed on an apartment building in Cape Town, South Africa, before the country of 57 million people, will go into a nationwide lockdown for 21 days from Thursday to fight the spread of the new coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.

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