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Apr 06, 2020

Medical staff participates in a demo of the interactive robot 'Zafi' which will be deployed at COVID-19 isolation wards, at Stanley Medical hospital in Chennai. Two robots, 'Zafi' and 'Zafi Med' created by a group of Tiruchy Engineers in order to protect the doctors and nurses from contracting the coronavirus while treating the patients.

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A technician from Dr Dangs Lab demonstrates before the media sample collection process for COVID-19 tests, in New Delhi. The Lab has initiated a drive-through COVID-19 testing facility while trying to ensure maximum safety and minimum exposure for the subject and health care staff during sample collection.

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Bimala, a 59-year-old corona patient, is greeted as she arrives back home after getting discharged from a hospital following her full recovery, in Hissar.

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People queue up outside a bank to withdraw relief money deposited into their accounts by the government during lockdown to prevent the spread of new coronavirus in Hyderabad.

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Workers stitch three-layered face masks to meet their demands in view of the spread of novel coronavirus pandemic, at a private Manufacturing unit in Rangreth area on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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People maintain social distance as they wait in a queue at a distribution centre to receive essential goods during a nationwide lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Mathura.

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Fire brigade personnel spray disinfectants as precautionary measures against the Covid-19 pandemic in Ahmedabad.

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Women stand in marked circles to maintain social distance as they wait outside a bank in Srinagar.

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A man waves towards media from a bus after his 14 days quarantine ended in Srinagar.

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A worker sanitises a tiger's enclosure at the Alipore zoo during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata. A four-year-old female Malayan tiger at New York's Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the coronavirus, federal officials and the zoo said Sunday.

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Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah pays tributes to the party founders Syama Prasad Mukherjee and Deen Dayal Upadhyay on the occasion of the party's 40th foundation day, at his residence in New Delhi. No function was organised at the BJP headquarters as BJP President JP Nadda had directed all party workers to adhere to lockdown norms and help enable the nation to defeat COVID-19 pandemic.

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A man carries his mother as he crosses a deserted road during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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Police arrest doctors demanding facilities and prevention kits to attend coronavirus patients in Quetta, Pakistan. The government imposed a nationwide lockdown to try to contain the outbreak of the virus.

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Police officers stand guard outside a hospital where it is believed that Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is undergoing tests after suffering from coronavirus symptoms, in London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to a hospital with the coronavirus. Johnson's office says he is being admitted for tests because he still has symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus.

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Doctors wearing protective suits as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus check patients outside an isolation ward at Govt. Medical College hospital in Jammu.

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Railway employees fix mosquito nets as they work to convert a train coach into an isolation ward for the fight against the new coronavirus at Tikiapara railway station, in Howrah.

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A railway employee sanitize a train coach at Tikiapara railway station, in Howrah. Indian railways converts train coaches into isolation wards for treating COVID-19 patients.

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Indian railway employees sprays disinfectant on a train coach at Tikiapara railway station, in Howrah. Indian railways converts train coaches into isolation wards for treating COVID-19 patients.

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Railway employees work to convert a train coach into an isolation ward for the fight against the new coronavirus at Tikiapara railway station, in Howrah.

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Goods trains parked at Tughlakabad Container Depot during the nationwide lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi

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A deserted view of Tughlakabad container depot during the nationwide lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi

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A man taking clear water from Yamuna River and holding it in the hands, in New Delhi. The water of River Yamuna is gradually turning transparent after the government imposed lockdown.

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People perform rituals in Yamuna River during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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A man receives a shave from a barber wearing face mask on the banks of the River Yamuna during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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A man takes a dip in the Yamuna River during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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A view of Yamuna river during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi. The water of River Yamuna is gradually turning transparent after the government imposed lockdown.

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Boatmen row their boat at Yamuna River during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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A man swims in Yamuna River during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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A railway technician inside a train coach which has been converted into an isolation ward for the treatment of Covid-19 affected patients, at Coaching Complex Rajendra Nagar in Patna.

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An East Delhi Municipal worker sprays pesticides at a government school during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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A masked woman walks past parked auto-rickshaws during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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People leave their bags and personal belongings on a ground to maintain social distance while standing in a queue to collect essential food materials during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A view of deserted Ambala-Shimla highway during the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic, in Ambala.

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A visitor passes through the disinfectant tunnel installed at the Director-General of Police’s office, as precautionary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, in Hyderabad.

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Owners inspect their damaged houses after they collapsed, at Sikandarpora area of Rainawari in downtown Srinagar.

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Dharwad District Rural Congress Committee president Anilkumar Patil distribute food packets among needy people during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Hubballi.

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People maintain social distancing while standing in queues to buy essential items from shops at APMC market, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Navi Mumbai.

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People wearing masks, buy vegetables during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bhubaneswar.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses on BJP's 40th foundation day, in New Delhi.

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Homeless people show the allotted tokens to collect their breakfast at Delhi Government School during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in East Delhi.

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Police barricades are seen at the entrance of a society after one of the residents died due to COVID-19, amid the ongoing lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at IP Extension in East Delhi.

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A firefighter sprays disinfectant on a car during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati.

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People gather outside ration distribution center to collect food items during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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Medics arrive to take blood samples of residents of Spanish Garden residential complex after a COVID-19 positive case was detected in an apartment, in Guwahati.

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Women stand in a queue to collect potable water from a tanker in Delhi.

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People wait to collect drinking water from a water tanker as the city faces shortage of drinking water in Delhi.

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

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A young girl walks carrying drinking water from a tanker in New Delhi

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Good Trains stand parked at Tughlakabad railway station during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Delhi.

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Good Trains stand parked at Tughlakabad railway station during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Delhi.

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Police personnel place barricades in old city after several COVID-19 positive cases were found who took part in 'Jamaat' at Nizamuddin area in New Delhi, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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A security guard holds sanitizer to pump on the hand of people as they stand in a queue to withdraw cash outside a bank during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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Entrance gate of Jadavpur University is seen closed during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata

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Assam Finance Himanta Biswa Sarma (C) interacts with the residents of Spanish Garden residential complex where a COVID-19 positive case was detected in an apartment two days ago, during the nationwide lockdown, in Guwahati.

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A farmer wearing face mask carries sugarcanes on a bullock-cart to a factory during the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the coronavirus pandemic, in Karad, Maharashtra

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Medics shift a relative of a COVID-19 patient of Hindpirhi locality to the Integrated Corona Centre at RIMS in Ranchi.

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A snake catcher holds a cobra rescued from a housing society at Kopar Khairane, during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Navi Mumbai.

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Police officials visit a housing society at Yogi Nagar, Borivali, after it was sealed following a policeman residing there tested positive for coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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A man feeds stray animals during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, imposed in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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A man carries a plate of food distributed by volunteers near Safdurjung Hospital during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in a bid to contain the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi

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A man feeds monkeys during the ongoing nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the coronavius pandemic, in New Delhi.

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North MCD workers sanitise a locality in Model Town area to contain the spread of coronavirus, during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visits the Howrah City Police blood donation camp organized in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Howrah.

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A medical worker sanitises a house at Sanik Farm where one person was tested positive for the Covid-19, during the nationwide complete lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Medical workers escort a suspected coronavirus patient to get into an ambulance at Sanik Farm where one person was tested positive for the Covid-19, during the nationwide complete lockdown, in New Delhi.

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People stand near the carcass of an elephant, that was reportedly electrocuted on the railway track of Mohmadnagar village, near Daltonganj city under Palamu district of Jharkhand.

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A boy looks out from the window of his house of a residential building which is covered with a green cloth for outside repairing during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown in Mumbai.

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People play chess during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown in Mumbai. 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 person rests in his balcony during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, in Mumbai. 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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People talk on a deserted raod during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown in Mumbai.

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A civic worker sprays disinfectant in a residential building during nationwide Coronavirus lockdown in Mumbai.

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Medical workers from Beijing walk near a park during a day off as the city of Wuhan slowly loosens up ahead of a lifting of the two month long lockdown in central China's Hubei province. The quarantine in the city which is the epicenter of China's coronavirus outbreak is to be formally lifted on Wednesday.

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A taxi park full of parked cars due to lack of orders is viewed from a drone taken on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia. President Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered most Russians to stay off work until the end of the month as part of a partial economic shutdown to curb the spread of the 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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Members of the public walk on the beach nearby 'Another Place', left, a piece of modern sculpture by Sir Antony Gormley in Crosby, northwest England as a bout of warm weather has raised fears that the public may not observe the British government guidelines that include two metres social distancing from people that don't live in the same household, to help stop the spread of 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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The congregation practises social distancing to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, as they sit a distance apart on pews and listen to a Sunday morning mass at the Bole Medhane Alem Ethiopian Orthodox Cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 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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President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington.

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A Geiger counter shows increased radiation level against the background of the forest fire burning near the village of Volodymyrivka in the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Ukraine.

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People walk on the seawall at English Bay during the coronavirus outbreak in Vancouver, British Columbia

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Doves stand on an empty street devoid of traffic during a day of total curfew imposed by the Panamanian government to confront the spread of the new coronavirus in Panama City

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In this photo laboratory technicians, seen behind a blue-tinted window, work on testing patient samples for the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, at the Pathologists Lancet Kenya laboratory in Nairobi, Kenya. The company, which is offering tests to patients with a doctor's referral, was previously having to send samples to South Africa for testing but is now completing the testing in-house in Kenya.

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A healthcare worker at St. Paul's Hospital acknowledges applause and cheers from people outside the hospital, as a convoy of first responders with lights and sirens activated parade past to show support for the hospital staff, in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Hospital workers appear at a staff entrance as motorcyclists and friends of Chad Edmonds, of Cedar Rapids, wave from a parking ramp on the UnityPoint St. Luke's campus in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Edmonds has been battling COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, in the hospital and is in an induced coma, according to his parents, who took part in the show of support.

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Rows of patient beds are shown at a military field hospital at the CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle. Officials said the facility, which will be used for people with medical issues that are not related to the new coronavirus outbreak, has more than 200 beds and is ready now to receive patients.

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First-year pupils wearing face mask attend their entrance ceremony amid concern over the spread of coronavirus, at an elementary school in Sapporo, northern Japan. In Japan, reports say Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to declare an emergency in Tokyo and other cities.

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People stand on the upper section of Greenwich Park overlooking the Canary Wharf skyline, as another London park closed yesterday with most parks remaining open with the warning that they will close if people fail to observe the British government guidelines to help stop the spread of 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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A screen on the roof of the Luzhniki stadium shows a sign that reads: "Stay Home", in Moscow, Russia. The Russian capital has woken up to a lockdown obliging most people in the city of 13 million to stay home. The government ordered other regions of the vast country to quickly prepare for the same as Moscow, to stem 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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Women pray in front of the closed Church of the Holy Sepulchre, a place where Christians believe Jesus Christ was buried, as a palm hangs on the door, in Jerusalem's Old City. The traditional Palm Sunday procession was cancelled due to restrictions imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

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People sit on the beach at the river to the Elbe and enjoy the sun in Hamburg, Germany. In order to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, the German government has considerably restricted public life and asked the citizens to stay at home. 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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