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Apr 14, 2020

Migrant workers gather outside Bandra West Railway Station as they defy lockdown norms and request to leave for their native places after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the extension of nationwide lockdown till May 3 in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai. Migrant workers were hoping to get back home as they expected the lockdown to end on Tuesday.

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Migrant workers gather outside Bandra West Railway Station as they defy lockdown norms and request to leave for their native places after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the extension of nationwide lockdown till May 3 in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai. Migrant workers were hoping to get back home as they expected the lockdown to end on Tuesday.

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Migrant workers gather outside Bandra West Railway Station as they defy lockdown norms and request to leave for their native places after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the extension of nationwide lockdown till May 3 in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai. Migrant workers were hoping to get back home as they expected the lockdown to end on Tuesday.

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Belongings of migrant workers are seen on a road after police personnel baton charge to disperse them outside Bandra West Railway Station, in Mumbai. Migrant workers were gathered outside the station to leave for their native places after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the extension of nationwide lockdown till May 3 in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. They were hoping to get back home after the lockdown which was about to end on Tuesday.

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Shoes of migrant workers lie collected on a road, left behind after police chased them away during a protest against the extension of the lockdown, at a slum in Mumbai. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended the world's largest coronavirus lockdown to head off the epidemic's peak, with officials racing to make up for lost time.

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A BMC worker sprays disinfectant at Bandra station area after hundreds of stranded migrant workers, demanding transport arrangements for them to go back to their native places, were sent back by the police during the nationwide lockdown, in Mumbai.

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New Delhi Railway Station wears a deserted look during the nationwide lockdown imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi. PM Narendra Modi announced that the lockdown has been extended till May 3 and will be imposed even more strictly.

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A woman walks past closed shops at Janpath market, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Mahim Dharavi Medical Practitioners Association conducts a thermal screening of residents of Shastri Nagar during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Dharavi in Mumbai.

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Police and health officials arrive for inspection after a senior citizen died of COVID-19 at Tipu Nagar last night, during the nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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A policeman baton charges residents for violating lockdown rules at Tippu Nagar, where a senior citizen died of Covid-19 last night, during the nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Work continues during preparations at the National Health Service (NHS) Nightingale Hospital North East at the new Innovation Centre in Washington, near Newcastle, England. The 460-bed hospital is expected to open later this week to treat coronavirus patients. The highly contagious COVID-19 coronavirus has impacted on nations around the globe, many imposing self isolation and exercising social distancing when people move from their homes.

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People wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus listen to the speech of the main opposition United Future Party's candidate Hwang Kyo-ahn during his campaign for the upcoming parliamentary election in Seoul, South Korea. The elections will be held on April 15 about 14,300 polling stations at all over the nation to pick lawmakers.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan pays tributes to BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary, at his residence in Bhopal.

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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation workers use a drone to spray disinfectant from Raj Bhawan square to Sishubhawan square during smart sanitisation drive to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Bhubaneswar.

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An employee inspects a godown of Food Corporation of India (FCI) where rice bags are being stored during a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus, in Srinagar.

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Volunteers load basic commodities on a boat for the residents of Panju Island, during the nationwide lockdown imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, at Panju island near Vasai.

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Medics take COVID-19 suspects to a quarantine centre from a slum in Sector 8 of Noida. Many dwellers of the slum have already shown symptoms of the disease.

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Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel patrol on a street during the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad.

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Volunteers of an organisation serve foods to needy people during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Sector 5 of Noida.

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Portraits of Baba Ambedkar raised in front of Vidhana Soudha during Ambedkar Jayanti celebrations, during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Health workers spray disinfectant at Nawabpura during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Moradabad.

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Volunteers serve food to people on Vishu festival amid the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, at a camp in Kozhikode.

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Activist and scholar Anand Teltumbde arrives to surrender before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, in Mumbai.

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People pay homage to Babasaheb Dr B R Ambedkar on his birth anniversary inside a 'chawl' at Worli, amid COVID-19 lockdown in Mumbai.

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Workers fill sacks with wheat grains during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mathura.

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A medic collects swab from the mouth of a woman resident for COVID-19 test in a containment zone at Kurla, Mumbai.

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ONGC employees, including 9 women are happy to continue working on offshore installations as a nationwide lockdown restricts bringing in their replacement, in New Delhi. Due to COVID-19 lockdown, many of ONGC's men and women working offshore have completed 28 days to 35 days duty compared to usual 14-day shift duty and are continuing to perform a duty.

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People receive cash vouchers under the government Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme for families in need, during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown to help contain the spread of the coronavirus, in Karachi, Pakistan. Pakistan plans to distribute financial assistance among 10.2 million low-income families across the country impacted by the virus.

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A man feeds a stray dog near Akshardham temple during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Workers place a banner after erecting a road blockade at an identified red zone area for COVID-19 during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Srinagar.

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Greater Chennai Corporation workers spray disinfectants inside a temporary set-up of 500 beds for quarantine during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Chennai Trade Centre in Nandambakkam, Chennai.

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A municipal worker sanitises a locality during the complete lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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Firefighters attempt to douse the fire which broke out in a furniture market, at sector 53 in Chandigarh.

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A man pays tribute to Babasaheb Dr BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary, amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown, in Amritsar.

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A man wearing protective gear crosses a barricade in an area declared as red zone by the government during lockdown in Srinagar.

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A security person wearing a face mask stands beside a portrait of Bhimrao Rao Ambedkar displayed to mark the birth anniversary of the key architect of the Indian Constitution, during lockdown to prevent the spread of new coronavirus in Hyderabad.

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An elderly man carrying wheat flour and sugar walks towards his home during lockdown in Srinagar. Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the world's largest coronavirus lockdown to head off the epidemic's peak, with officials racing to make up for lost time.

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Fire brigade personnel sanitise a street in a COVID-19 containment zone in Prabhadevi locality, Mumbai.

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Face masks used to curb the spread of the coronavirus are assembled at a factory in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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A woman sets up a vegetable stall outside her house at Panju island near Vasai. Residents of the tiny Panju Island, off Mumbai, have retreated into 'self-quarantine' since the outbreak of novel coronavirus pandemic. The island's population is around 1400 and people generally make their living by fishing, farming and salt farming. A boat ferries twice a week to stock up the supplies of essential goods.

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Women play carom outside their house at Panju island near Vasai.

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Women make rice papad on their terrace at Panju island near Vasai. Residents of the tiny Panju Island, off Mumbai, have retreated into 'self-quarantine' since the outbreak of novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Paramedical staff members are seen inside a full body sanitizing machine outside Government Medical College where coronavirus-affected patients are being treated during a nationwide lockdown, in Jammu.

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Artists paint graffiti on a road to aware people on novel coronavirus during ongoing nationwide lockdown, at Santipur, Nadia.

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Porters carrying essential items on their carts move across a coronavirus- themed graffiti painted in a street during the nationwide lockdown, Kolkata.

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People stand in a queue ignoring social distancing to collect ration during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spreading of coronavirus, in Surat.

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People who were in touch with coronavirus-affected patients, being taken to a hospital for COVID-19 test during a nationwide lockdown, at Bugrasi in Bulandshahr.

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A man feeds street dogs during nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Farmers pluck green peas at a field maintaining social distancing during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kullu.

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A farmer harvests wheat crops at a field during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Village Khabran in Rupnagar.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on COVID-19 via a video link, in New Delhi

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President Ram Nath Kovind wearing face mask pays tribute to Babasaheb Dr B R Ambedkar on his birth anniversary, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah pays tribute to Babasaheb Dr B R Ambedkar on his birth anniversary amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Delhi assembly staff uses drone to spray disinfectant in Vivek Vihar area during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Businessmen with their new ledger books pray to Lord Ganesha and Laxmi on the occasion of Bengali new year, amid the nationwide lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus, in Agartala.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on COVID-19 via a video link, in New Delhi. PM Modi announced extension of the ongoing lockdown till May 3.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi changed the profile photo of his personal Twitter page moments after his address to the nation on the extension of coronavirus lockdown.

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Security Personnel stand guard at Gujjar Nagar, identified as a red zone area for COVID-19, during the nationwide lockdown, in Jammu.

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A view of the wholesale vegetable market at Narwal during the nationwide lockdown imposed in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jammu.

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Municipal workers carry out sanitisation works in RS Puram, identified as a containment zone COVID-19, during the nationwide lockdown, in Coimbatore.

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Farmers carry their vegetables to a wholesale market during the complete lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in Patna.

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Devotees offer prayers after taking bath in River Ganga on the occasion of Satuani festival amidst the COVID-19 lockdown, in Patna

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Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb pays tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary in Agartala

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Devotees perform rituals after taking bath in Ganga River on the occasion of 'Satuani' (traditional harvest festival) during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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Devotees offer prayers on the occasion of Tamil New Year during a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronovirus, at a temple in Coimbatore.

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A health worker wearing a protective suit uses a thermal screening device on vendors during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus, in Jalandhar.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur along with other maintaining social distancing pays tribute to Babasaheb Dr BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown, in Shimla.

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Special train with workers and water supply run on Shimla-Kalka Railway track during a nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the coronavirus pandemic, in Shimla.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge wearing masks amidst COVID-19 outbreak pay tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary, in Bengaluru

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A policeman distributes rice packets among the needy people during the nationwide lockdown amid the coronaviras pandemic, in Guwahati.

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City street wears a deserted look during a nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, in Prayagraj.

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Security personnel stand guard on a street during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Jammu.

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Migratory workers stand in painted circles maintaining social distance to collect free food outside Ishwar Sharan college community kitchen during a nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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Security guards take rest near closed shops during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Abids in Hyderabad.

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A priest offers prayers for devotees from the outside gate of the Kali Temple on the occasion of Bengali New Year in Kolkata. The temple is closed due to ongoing COVID-19 lockdown.

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Priests wait for devotees to offer prayers for them outside the Kalighat Kali Temple on the occasion of Bengali New Year in Kolkata. The temple is closed due to ongoing COVID-19 lockdown.

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TMC MP Mala Roy wearing face mask distributes essential food items among needy people during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Inter district government buses are seen parked at a depot during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi.

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Protesters stand outside the Ohio Statehouse during the State of Ohio's Coronavirus response update in Columbus, Ohio. About 100 protesters assembled outside the building during Gov. Mike DeWine's weekday update on the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, upset that the state remains under a Stay-At-Home order and that non-essential businesses remain closed.

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People in face masks ride the subway in New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York's death toll from coronavirus has topped 10,000, with hospitals still seeing 2,000 new patients a day.

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Volunteers crowd tables as they sort and bag food during Destin Harvest's drive-through food giveaway held at Morgan Sports Complex in Destin, Fla., during the coronavirus outbreak.

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The Miguel Castillos family all pitch in to recover items from the destroyed family trailer in the Ridgeview trailer park after a deadly tornado in Murray County in Chatsworth, Ga. The family said at least one of their neighbors lost their life.

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A patient on oxygen is wheeled out to an ambulance by medical workers earring personal protective equipment due to COVID-19 concerns outside NYU Langone Medical Center in New York.

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Chicago Fire Department personnel salute during the procession to the cemetery from firefighter Mario Araujo's funeral at Theis-Gorski Funeral Home in Chicago Araujo, 49, died April 7 after a battle with the coronavirus, representing the first member of the fire department to die of the virus.

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This photo taken by a drone shows a mobile home park that saw multiple deaths after a tornado hit on Monday in Chatsworth, Ga. Severe weather has swept across the South, killing multiple people and damaging hundreds of homes from Louisiana into the Appalachian Mountains. Many people spent part of the night early Monday sheltering in basements, closets and bathroom tubs as sirens wailed to warn of possible tornadoes.

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Cots, to be used by people infected with the new coronavirus, fill an indoor soccer field at the Argentine Football Association training facility in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina. COVID-19 disease 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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Two volunteers ring the bell of a church in Madrid to support those that are working on the COVID-19 virus outbreak and in honour of the victims. 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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A medical worker from China's Jilin Province reacts as she prepares to return home at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. Within hours of China lifting an 11-week lockdown on the central city of Wuhan early Wednesday, tens of thousands people had left the city by train and plane alone, according to local media reports.

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An aerial view of ancient Orthodox Monastery of Caves, which was closed for coronavirus quarantine, in Kyiv, Ukraine. Over 90 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed at the Monastery, of which 63 monks were confirmed in the past 24 hours, making the thousand-year old historical and religious center the biggest hotbed of coronavirus outbreak in the Ukrainian capital.

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Health staff in full protective gear enter the Menara City One condominium which is under lockdown in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Forced apart by the coronavirus pandemic, Southeast Asian leaders linked up by video Tuesday to plot a strategy to overcome a crisis that has threatened their economies and bound millions of people in their homes under lockdowns.

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In this photo, musicians Dilbagh Singh, left, and Bhai Kuldeep Singh perform during a ceremonial reading from beginning to end of the Guru Granth Sahib, the central sacred book of the Sikh religion, at Guru Nanak Mission in Oakland, New Jersey. Typically the Mission would be preparing to celebrate Vaishakhi, one of the most important holidays in Sikhism, but will conduct the service via a livestream because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington.

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Health care workers and nurses protest the lack of N95 respirators and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while guarding social distancing guidelines outside the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica amid the coronavirus pandemic in Santa Monica, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom said his state, the nation's most populous, plans to spend nearly $1 billion to buy 500 million masks from May through July with the idea of distributing them throughout the Western U.S. State officials have said they won't be setting up a new supply chain, but rather sharing with states that have a high need. California had spent $1.4 billion on medical equipment even before announcing its ramped-up purchases.

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People line up outside Trader Joe's neighborhood grocery store using social distancing guidelines in Santa Monica, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he will announce a detailed plan Tuesday for lifting coronavirus restrictions, a decision he says will be made without "political pressure," an apparent reference to President Donald Trump declaring himself the ultimate decision-maker for when states can reopen.

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Health staff with protective gears take the body temperature of a man at an entrance to the Menara City One condominium as it has been placed under a lockdown in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Forced apart by the coronavirus pandemic, Southeast Asian leaders linked up by video Tuesday to plot a strategy to overcome a crisis that has threatened their economies and bound millions of people in their homes under lockdowns.

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A man rides a bicycle as a car make its way on an empty road near Sule pagoda in downtown Yangon, Myanmar. Forced apart by the coronavirus pandemic, Southeast Asian leaders linked up by video Tuesday to plot a strategy to overcome a crisis that has threatened their economies and bound millions of people in their homes under lockdowns.

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Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, left, and his staff prepare documents ahead of the Special ASEAN summit on COVID-19 in Hanoi, Vietnam. ASEAN leaders and their counterparts from China, Japan and South Korea hold the summit online to discuss actions coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, background, addresses ASEAN leaders during the Special ASEAN summit on COVID-19 in Hanoi, Vietnam. ASEAN leaders and their counterparts from China, Japan and South Korea hold the summit online to discuss actions coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A couple hugs in the empty ticketing area at the Narita International Airport in Nairta, near Tokyo.

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Gurpreet Singh resident of Desi Mehmandari, leaves after being discharged from Rajindra Hospital following his recovery from COVID-19, in Patiala.

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A graffiti is seen on a street during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Fancy Bazar in Guwahati.

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Taragarh Dargah wears a deserted look during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ajmer.

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Policemen with artists stand around a graffiti to create awareness on coronovirus during the nationwide lockdown, in Coimbatore

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Patients receive treatment at a quarantine centre during nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata

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Police stops migrant workers gathered in large number demanding to go back to their native places after the announcement of nationwide lockdown got extended, in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Surat

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Police stops migrant workers gathered in large number demanding to go back to their native places after the announcement of nationwide lockdown got extended, in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Surat

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Central Reserve Police Forces (CRPF) personnel busted a Maoist camp at Jhumra forest during a search operation in Bokaro district of Jharkhand.

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Workers make protective suits for essential service personnel during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus at Nala Sopara, Mumbai

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Workers make protective suits for essential service personnel during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus at Nala Sopara, Mumbai

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Workers make protective suits for essential service personnel during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus at Nala Sopara, Mumbai

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Civic workers travelling in a Mini Garbage Truck during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus at Vasai in Maharashtra.

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Bags labeled with flat number hanged on the gate of a residential apartment for the delivery of goods, as no outsiders are allowed inside the premises during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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The deserted Girgaon Chowpatty beach is seen during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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A view of deserted Girgaum Chowpatty beach during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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A man walks along a long queue of plastic containers to collect water during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus, at Nalasopara in Palghar district of Maharashtra.

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A boy waits for the arrival of water near a long queue of plastic containers to collect water during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus, at Nalasopara in Palghar district of Maharashtra.

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