A medic collects swab samples for COVID-19 test from police personnel, who were deployed in Damoh Legislative by-election, as coronavirus cases rise across the country, at Government JP Hospital in Bhopal.
Health workers take rest in between cremating COVID 19 victims in New Delhi. New Delhi has imposed a weeklong lockdown to prevent the collapse of the Indian capital's health system amid an explosive surge in coronavirus cases.
Chris Morris of Rajasthan Royals celebrates after taking the wicket of Faf du Plessis of Chennai Super Kings during match 12 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Chennai Super Kings and the Rajasthan Royals, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Firefighters douse a burning building at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. A wildfire raging on the slopes of Table Mountain forced students to evacuate their residence as firefighters battled the blaze.