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Apr 08, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with floor leaders of the opposition and other parties in Parliament, to discuss on COVID-19 pandemic and the government's efforts to contain the fast-spreading virus in the country, via video conference, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with floor leaders of the opposition and other parties in Parliament, to discuss on COVID-19 pandemic and the government's efforts to contain the fast-spreading virus in the country, via video conference, in New Delhi.

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath flags off the fleet of 56 fire-tenders out of 96 in first phase for sanitization work to fight against the spread of Covid-19, in Lucknow.

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Firefighters spray disinfectants during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Sec-8 in Noida. 200 people have been taken to quarantine units from Noida's sector 8.

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Migrant workers from other states queue up for food packets during coronavirus lockdown in Mumbai.

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An officer checks the quality as Jammu and Kashmir police personnel make face masks and personal protective gear amid COVID-19 outbreak in Jammu.

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A Jammu and Kashmir police person makes face masks and personal protective gear amid COVID-19 outbreak in Jammu.

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A volunteer feeds monkeys during lockdown to prevent the spread of new coronavirus in Jammu.

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People buy vegetables at a market during the ongoing coronavirus lockdown, in Lucknow.

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Relatives get their hands sanitized after performing burial of a woman who died due to the COVID-19, at a graveyard in Chennai.

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Relatives wearing protective gear carry the body of a woman for burial after she died due to the COVID-19, at a graveyard in Chennai.

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A boy sits on the staircase of his house, during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at a slum in Noida Sec-8. 200 people residing in the slum were taken to a quarantine facility on Tuesday night after they were traced to being in contact with positive COVID-19 patients.

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Police personnel prepare to leave for patrolling during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Prayagraj.

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New Market wears a deserted look during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A policeman with a hand sanitiser in his holster makes announcements using a loudspeaker as homeless people stand in a queue to receive food, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Khari Baoli in New Delhi.

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People wearing a face mask to help protect him from contracting the coronavirus donate blood at the Thai Red Cross in Bangkok, Thailand. Blood donations in Thailand have fallen by half since the virus outbreak.

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People stand in a queue outside a diary shop during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Noida.

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People maintain social distancing while standing in queues to buy essential items from shops at Ghaziabad. UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced that the state will be sealing off 15 districts starting from midnight today.

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People maintain social distance as they wait in a queue outside shop to buy essential items from market at Vaishali, Ghaziabad in during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

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People wearing masks, buy vegetables during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad. UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced that the state will be sealing off 15 districts starting from midnight today.

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A policeman makes announcements at a market in Vaishali using a loudspeaker, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, Ghaziabad.

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People maintain social distancing while standing in queues to buy essential items from shops at Ghaziabad. UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced that the state will be sealing off 15 districts starting from midnight today.

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People maintain social distance as they wait in a queue outside shop to buy essential items from market at Vaishali, Ghaziabad in during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

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People maintain social distancing while standing in queues to buy essential items from shops at Ghaziabad. UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced that the state will be sealing off 15 districts starting from midnight today.

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People carries essential items from market at Vaishali, Ghaziabad in during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

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People maintain social distance as they wait in a queue outside shop to buy essential items from market at Vaishali, Ghaziabad in during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

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Devotees outside the closed gate of Pracheen Hanuman Mandir on Hanuman Jayanti, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Connaught Place in New Delhi.

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Roads are seen deserted area during a lockdown to prevent the spread of new coronavirus in Prayagraj.

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People maintain social distancing while buying fish at a market during nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Bhubaneswar.

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A health worker checks the temperature of a woman during lockdown to prevent the spread of new coronavirus in Ahmedabad.

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A health worker checks the temperature of a man during lockdown to prevent the spread of new coronavirus in Ahmedabad.

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BSF jawan stand guard at a vegetable market during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Delhi.

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A farmer carries vegetables on a horse-cart to a market during the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi.

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Cattles roam freely on a road during the nationwide lockdown, in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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A man with a protective mask walks past a graffiti during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Delhi.

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A health worker checks the temperature of a woman during lockdown to prevent the spread of new coronavirus in Ahmedabad.

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Barbecue pits are closed at a beach as a social gathering deterrent to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, in Hong Kong.

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People maintain social distance as they wait in a queue outside a bank during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Delhi.

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Migrant workers, sheltered inside a Delhi Government school, being provided food items during the nationwide complete lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic in east Delhi.

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A man passes through a disinfection tunnel installed at Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium, as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in Vijayawada.

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People buy vegetable at a Ghazipur wholesale vegetables market during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi.

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People throng to a vegetable market during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Delhi.

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A vendors selling pumpkins waits for customers during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Ghazipur wholesale vegetables market in Delhi.

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A man feeds birds on the banks of River Yamuna, during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, near the historic Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Nuns stitch masks for the poor and needy during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Patna.

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View of Azadpur Mandi during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi. The Azadpur mandi will implement one truck per one trader from Wednesday and register FIRs on traders not following it.

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A priest performs rituals on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Mathura.

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Locals stand in a queue outside a bank during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Bikaner.

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A homeless man feeds a monkey during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Prayagraj.

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Moderate traffic congestion at Eastern Freeway during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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Volunteers belonging to the Dawoodi Bohra community prepare food to be distributed among the needy, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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Beneficiaries maintaining social distance stand in a queue outside a bank to receive Rs 500/- as a relief fund during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Karad, Maharashtra.

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Villagers stop a vehicle at the entry point of their village Jujhar Nagar during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, near Chandigarh.

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Volunteers feed stray dogs during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Puducherry.

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Residents watch from the roof of a building as fire brigade personnel sanitize an area after the locality was sealed following suspected cases of COVID-19 in the area, in Noida, a suburb of 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 deaths.

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A young girl sits on a road railing in an area that was sealed following suspected cases of COVID-19, in Noida, a suburb of 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 deaths.

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Needy people show their Aadhaar Cards as they wait to receive free ration being distributed by the Delhi Government at a school, amid the nationwide COVID-19 in east Delhi.

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A devotee offers prayers to Lord Hanuman on Hanuman Jayanti while standing at police barricades put at a distance from the temple, during the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, at Yamuna Bazar in New Delhi.

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A commuter cycles past a graffiti near Pracheen Hanuman Mandir on Hanuman Jayanti, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Yamuna Bazar, in New Delhi.

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Doctors wearing protective suits examine a policeman in a bid to detect COVID-19 positive cases, at a camp at Sewri slums during the nationwide lockdown, in Mumbai.

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Medics wearing protective suits attend to patients at a Delhi Government-run clinic during the nationwide lockdown in view of coronavirus pandemic, New Delhi.

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Police personnel punish offenders for flouting the lockdown imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Officials check the body temperature of cadets of Indian Air Force as a preventive measure against the coronavirus pandemic, during the nationwide lockdown, at Avadi Air Force Station, in Chennai.

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Staff of Air Force Station sets up a quarantine camp for COVID-19 patients with a capacity of 100 beds, during the nationwide lockdown, at Avadi Air Force Station, in Chennai.

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Nanavati Hospital Staff board a bus for Vasai Virar amid the coronavirus lockdown, at Vile Parle West in Mumbai.

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People play carrom board games on the terrace of a building during the nationwide lockdown imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Sangli.

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People stand in a long queue to buy vegetables and essential goods after the Uttar Pradesh government ordered a complete shutdown of COVID-19 hotpots in 15 districts till April 15, in Ghaziabad.

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People lined up for check-up outside a clinic run by the Delhi Government during the nationwide lockdown imposed in view of the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Policemen urge vegetable vendors to wide up their stalls after people thronged the market to buy vegetables and essential items, after the Uttar Pradesh government ordered a complete shutdown of COVID-19 hotpots in 15 districts till April 15, in Ghaziabad.

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People rush to buy vegetables and essential goods at a market, after the Uttar Pradesh government ordered a complete shutdown of COVID-19 hotpots in 15 districts till April 15, in Noida.

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Drivers cook food in the back of a wagon truck during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Nala Sopara in Palghar.

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A suspected COVID-19 patient (R) is brought to a hospital for treatment during the nationwide lockdown imposed in view of the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Volunteers make small pandal at a check post to protect policemen standing on a road from heat during the nationwide lockdown, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, at Borivali in Mumbai.

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Tamil Nadu Disaster Response Force (TNDRF) personnel stop a bike rider to spread awareness on the importance of staying home in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, during the nationwide lockdown, in Chennai.

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Police officials seal the Bengali market area after a case of coronavirus was reported, during the lockdown, New Delhi.

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A child wearing a face mask sits on the shoulder of an elderly man during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, at Sion in Mumbai.

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A view of accommodation facilities for doctors who are at the forefront of COVID-19 battle, in Delhi.

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People are escorted to an ambulance to be taken to a hospital for quarantine in wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Jalandhar.

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Former Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho is embraced by a woman as he arrives at a hotel where he is to stay under house arrest in Asuncion, Paraguay. Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto De Assis Moreira spent a month in jail accused of entering Paraguay with fake passports.

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Former Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho arrives at a hotel where he is to stay under house arrest in Asuncion, Paraguay. Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto De Assis Moreira spent a month in jail accused of entering Paraguay with fake passports.

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Vice President Mike Pence speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington.

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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma, listens.

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Iraqi Army officers salute to a group of doctors and medical staff in solidarity with the families of those who have died or are ill with the coronavirus and support for doctors and nurses fighting to save them, in central Baghdad, Iraq

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A medical worker from China's Jilin Province, in red, embraces a colleague from Wuhan 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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A patient is transferred from Elmhurst Hospital Center to a waiting ambulance during the current coronavirus outbreak in New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said last week that the city's overtaxed hospitals could move patients to other medical facilities to ease the burden on local hospitals.

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Dr. Robin Armstrong poses in his personal protection equipment outside the entrance to The Resort at Texas City nursing home, where he is the medical director in Texas City, Texas. Armstrong is treating nearly 30 residents of the nursing home with the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, which is unproven against COVID-19 even as President Donald Trump heavily promotes it as a possible treatment. Armstrong said Trump's championing of the drug is giving doctors more access to try it on coronavirus patients. More than 80 residents and workers have tested positive for coronavirus at the nursing home.

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Travelers wearing face masks and suits to protect against the spread of new coronavirus walk past people holding a celebratory banner 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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Members of Indonesian Red Cross stand on the back of a truck and spray disinfectant in an attempt to curb the spread of new coronavirus outbreak at a neighborhood in Jakarta, Indonesia. 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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Passengers wait in the cabin of a Boeing 747 of Lufthansa after landing at Frankfurt Airport in Frankfurt, Germany to be allowed to leave the aircraft in small groups. With a total of just under 350 passengers and crew members, the aircraft had taken off 25 hours earlier in New Zealand to bring back to Germany the people stranded there because of the corona pandemic. Several more planes are to follow in the coming days.

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Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill releases a bird celebrating the Annunciation on the eve of Orthodox Easter during a live broadcast outside the almost empty Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow, Russia. As the coronavirus outbreak picked up speed in Russia, authorities all over the country cancelled public events and ordered residents in most regions to stay home, with the exception of grocery shopping, going to pharmacies or taking out trash. Eastern Orthodox churches, which observe the ancient Julian calendar, usually celebrate Easter later than Western churches.

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A supermoon rises behind the artwork titled Seven Magic Mountains by artist Ugo Rondinone in Las Vegas.

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The supermoon rises behind the cross on the Bell tower of the Novodevichy Convent in Moscow, Russia

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Travelers with their luggage walk past the Hankou railway station on the eve of its resuming outbound traffic in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. Starting Wednesday, residents of Wuhan will be allowed to once again travel in and out of the sprawling city where the coronavirus pandemic began, ending an 11-week lockdown.

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Hundreds of taxi cabs stand parked at the shopping theme park Global Village in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai is under a 24-hour lockdown over the new coronavirus pandemic, leaving taxi cabs unfilled and schools buses idle in the parking lot of the park, a popular attraction open every winter. Global Village closed early this year due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, gesture to local residents after visiting a medical center in Pantin, near Paris. 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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