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Apr 11, 2020

A healthcare worker collects a swab sample of a man for COVID-19 test from the swab collection booth during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Vijayawada.

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Firefighters spray disinfectants at Zakir Nagar area during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi. Authorities have identified Gali no. 18 to 22 of Zakir Nagar as COVID-19 hotspot.

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Jalandhar Municipal corporation workers spray disinfectant on streets during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jalandhar.

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Security personnel stand guard at Nizamuddin West area which is sealed after it was marked as one of the hotspots for COVID-19 cases during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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A security person stands guard at Howrah Maidan area after it was marked as one of the hotspots for COVID-19 cases during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Howrah.

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A vendor waiting for customers at a wholesale flower market during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Kolkata.

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A man selling masks during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Kolkata.

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People stand in a queue to receive food during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Kolkata.

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Glimpse of happiness after getting food during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Kolkata.

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A man covers his face with an improvised mask as a preventive measure against COVID-19 during his visit to a market amid the nationwide lockdown in Chennai.

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A firefighter wearing a mask performs his duty during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Medics use a drone to spray disinfectant at a slum area during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Noida 16.

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Family members carry the mortal remains of the coronavirus-affected victim for burial during a nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A policeman stops an outsider as he stands guard at Zakir Nagar area after it was marked as one of the hotspots for COVID-19 cases during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Police Personnel stop a commuter at Jamia Nagar during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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People walk past a hospital during a nationwide lockdown in view of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Tin sheets barricade a colony at Nowgam area during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Srinagar.

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A health worker sanitizes an entrance of a building after four people were sent to quarantine, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Navi Mumbai.

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A security guard stands inside the closed APMC vegetable market, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Navi Mumbai.

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Medics examine a resident of Kurla area, identified as a containment zone, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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Trucks stand parked outside the closed APMC vegetable market, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Navi Mumbai.

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A view of deserted Ghat ki Guni during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jaipur.

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A nomadic Gujjar family leads their flock of sheep towards a field during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in the outskirts of Srinagar. The nomadic Gujjars of Jammu and Kashmir have been advised by the authorities to suspend the bi-annual migration of their sheep and cattle to high pastures.

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Medics submit their report after a door-to-door examination of COVID-19 during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jaipur.

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Volunteers prepare to distribute essential kits among the needy, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Navi Mumbai.

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Women belonging to the tea-tribe community work at a garden during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Dibrugarh. District authorities have permitted operation of tea gardens with strict adherence to the various COVID-19 precautionary measures.

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Policemen patrol around Khichripur, identified as a COVID-19 hotspot, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in East Delhi.

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A notice is put up on a closed gate of Khichripur locality, identified as a COVID-19 hotspot, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in East Delhi.

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A police personnel makes announcements using a loudspeaker at the closed Jambli Naka market during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Thane. District authorities ordered closure of all vegetable markets and shops till April 14 to implement social distancing norms.

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Volunteers distribute food among pavement dwellers during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Kolkata.

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People buy vegetables ahead of the Vishu festival during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Kozhikode.

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People sit in painted circles and eat their meal during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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City streets wear a deserted look during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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Medics wearing protective suits prepare to cremate a COVID-19 patient during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Karad.

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Delhi Police woman personnel stitch face masks for poor people during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at GK-1police station, in New Delhi.

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A KSRTC employee passes though a disinfectant tunnel, set-up by transforming a bus, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Bengaluru.

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Pope Francis lies down in prayer prior to celebrate Mass for the Passion of Christ, at St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican.

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People stand in a queue to receive food during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Old Delhi.

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Workers carry sacks filled with various commodities during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Chawri Bazar in Old Delhi.

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A vegetable vendor walks past a graffiti during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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A roadside vendor sells eggs to a customer during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Kolkata.

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Buses stand parked at a depot during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi wearing a protective mask chairs a meeting with chief ministers on COVID-19 lockdown via video conference, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi wearing a protective mask chairs a meeting with chief ministers on COVID-19 lockdown via video conference, in New Delhi.

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People staying inside the Athgaon Kabaristan Masjid being taken to a hospital for COVID-19 tests during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Guwahati.

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People staying inside the Athgaon Kabaristan Masjid being taken to a hospital for COVID-19 tests during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Guwahati.

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Locals punish people for flouting curfew norms during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Nagrota village in Jammu.

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People maintain social distance as they stand in a queue to collect filled LPG cylinders during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Murshidabad.

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A policeman wearing a visor and mask performs his duty during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Policewomen wearing visors perform their duty during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi wearing a protective mask chairs a meeting with chief ministers on COVID-19 lockdown via video conference, in New Delhi. Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and others are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi wearing a protective mask chairs a meeting with chief ministers on COVID-19 lockdown via video conference, in New Delhi.

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Workers push a cart loaded with medicines and COVID-19 PPEs during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at a railway station in Patna.

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A man feeds langurs during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Pushkar.

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A view of a vegetable market at Digha bank of River Ganga during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Patna.

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Election officials wearing protective gears, wait for voters during an early voting for the April 15 general elections at a special polling station set up for coronavirus patients and medical members at a treatment center in Yongin, South Korea. The early voting for the elections are held on April 10-11 at 3,508 polling stations across the country. And eight polling stations are set up at treatment center.

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Devotees mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Los Encadenados, or The Chained Ones procession in Masatepe, Nicaragua. For more than 130 years, the people of Masatepe have observed Good Friday by dressing up in colorful masks and costumes and dragging chained‚ Judases through the streets of their town in western Nicaragua.

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The Rev. Nicolas Sanchez points while talking about the diversity of families who sent their pictures to decorate pews at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Los Angeles. COVID-19 measures also have changed the way people worship, with churches and synagogues closed and many Passover and Easter services streamed online.

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Construction continues at the COVID-19 alternate site at McCormick Place in Chicago. The "alternative care facility" is designed to relieve pressure on city hospitals from rapidly mounting COVID-19 cases.

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A view of a vegetable market during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Deoghar district.

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People stand in a queue to buy fishes during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Guwahati.

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Women stand in painted circles and maintain social distancing to collect face masks, gloves and hand sanitizers, distributed by Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel during a nationwide lockdown to control the spreading of coronavirus, in Ahmedabad.

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An elderly man looks on from the gate of his residence during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Kolkata.

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A police officer checks the quality of manufactured protective suits during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at district police line in Jammu.

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People wearing protective face masks as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 wait in long queue in a mall of supermarkets to shop goods for the Easter day, during the Swiss state of emergency due to the coronavirus COVID-19, in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Palak Agarwal (C) flashes the victory sign as she poses for photographs with medics after recovering from COVID-19, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical Hospital in Jabalpur.

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Auto-rickshaws are seen parked during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Moinabad in Ranga Reddy district.

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Medics wearing protective suits carry the mortal remains of a COVID-19 patient to cremate at Nigam Bodh Ghat during a nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Firefighters attempt to douse fire at Rain Basera in Kashmere Gate, New Delhi.

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Firefighters attempt to douse fire at Rain Basera in Kashmere Gate, New Delhi.

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Autos and taxis are seen parked along a street near Old Delhi during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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People look through their balcony at Vaishali sector 6 area which is an identified hotspot for COVID-19 during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad.

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A worker sets CCTV around Chandni Mahal area, identified as a COVID-19 containment zone, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Old Delhi.

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Medics check police personnel at Metas Adventist Hospital in the wake of coronavirus pandemic during a nationwide lockdown, in Surat

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A man feeds pigeons at Ansari Road during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Policemen punish commuters for flouting lockdown norms amid the coronavirus pandemic, at Dharavi in Mumbai.

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A poster on no entry of outsiders is seen outside a street during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, in Prayagraj.

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People sit on stairs ignoring social distancing as they wait for their turn outside a supermarket to buy essential material during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Kandivali in Mumbai

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An An-32 aircraft of IAF being loaded with essential raw material for producing Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) at the production facilities of DRDO, in New Delhi.

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People look out from the window of a shanty during lockdown to control the coronavirus pandemic in Mumbai. Experts say that local spreading is inevitable in a country where tens of millions of people live in dense urban areas with irregular access to clean water, and that the exodus of the migrants will burden the already strained health system.

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A woman holds a child and walks out from a narrow entry of a slum during lockdown to control the coronavirus pandemic in Mumbai.

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