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A medic collects a swab sample from a woman for COVID-19 test, in Noida.

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Medical staff member register and take a sample for a voluntary coronavirus disease test (COVID-19) at a corona test station at the Oktoberfest area 'Theresienwiese in Munich, Germany.

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People queue at a mobile testing center in Strasbourg, eastern France. French Health Minister Olivier Veran announced the closure of all restaurants and bars in the Marseille region and restrictions across a dozen other cities to stem the resurgent spread of the virus. With COVID-19 patients now occupying more than 10% of France's intensive care beds, Veran stopped short of imposing new lockdowns, but urged people to resume working from home and stop gathering with big groups of family and friends.

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A health worker collects a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 in Hyderabad. The nation of 1.3 billion people is expected to become the coronavirus pandemic's worst-hit country within weeks, surpassing the United States.

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Government school teachers wait in a queue to give samples for COVID-19 tests, in Gurugram.

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Medics collect sample from Opposition leader in Karnataka Assembly Siddaramaiah for Covid-19 test, before the start of Assembly session

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A health worker wearing PPE kit conducts COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test of a resident of Kursoo Rajbagh, in Srinagar. Jammu and Kashmir government administration started rapid antigen tests of people to check and prevent spreading of coronavirus.

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Medics wearing protective suits after collecting samples via Rapid Antigen kits for COVID-19 test, in Karad.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a hotel staff member for COVID-19 test, during Unlock 4.0, in Ranchi.

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A health worker wearing a PPE kit collects a nasal sample from a woman for COVID-19 test, at Urban Health Centre in Hyderabad.

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Jharkhand Water Resources Minister Mithilesh Thakur undergoes a COVID-19 test ahead of the monsoon session at Jharkhand Assembly, in Ranchi.

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A health worker collects a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Jammu.

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A health worker collects a swab sample to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Jammu.

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People wait in a queue to register their names to have their nasal swab samples taken to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Jammu. India confirmed more than 83,000 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing its total caseload to nearly 5 million.

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Health workers conduct COVID-19 testing of security personnel, at Vidhan Sabha in New Delhi.

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A health worker takes sample of a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) employee for COVID-19 test, at Inderprastha Headquarter DTC, in New Delhi.

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Health workers wearing PPE kits collect swab samples for Covid-19 testing, at a government dispensary in Patiala.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 in Mumbai. India's coronavirus cases are now the second-highest in the world and only behind the United States.

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A health worker wearing a PPE kit collects a sample from a man via Rapid Antigen kit for COVID-19 test, at BRTS bus terminal in Ahmedabad.

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Healthcare workers take swab samples from onion and potato vendors for COVID-19 tests via rapid antigen testing at a market in Thane.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 at an urban health centre in Ahmedabad. India's coronavirus cases are now the second-highest in the world and only behind the United States.

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A health worker conducts COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test of drivers and conductors outside a bus terminal, in Srinagar. Jammu and Kashmir government administration conducted rapid antigen tests of drivers and conductors to check and prevent spreading of coronavirus among people.

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A health worker wearing a PPE kit collects a nasal sample from a driver via Rapid Antigen kit for COVID-19 test, outside a bus terminal in Srinagar.

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Health workers conduct COVID-19 rapid antigen tests of migrant workers arriving at Thane Station.

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A medic collects samples for COVID-19 rapid antigent test as coronavirus cases surge across the country, in Karad.

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Assembly staff and media personnel stand in a queue for COVID-19 rapid antigen test, ahead of the two-day session of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly, in Kolkata.

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Police personnel register their names for COVID-19 rapid antigen test, ahead of the two-day session of West Bengal Legislative Assembly, in Kolkata.

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A health worker conducts COVID-19 rapid antigen test of an official, ahead of the two-day session of West Bengal Legislative Assembly, in Kolkata.

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A medic collects a nasal sample from a resident via Rapid Antigen kit for COVID-19 test, at Borivali in Mumbai.

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A medic collects a nasal sample from a migrant worker via Rapid Antigen kit for COVID-19 test, before he boards a bus to reach his workplace, at Thane Central Bus Stand, in Thane.

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Migrant workers, returning from their native places, stand in queues to get tested for COVID- 19 after they arrived in Thane

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A health worker collects a blood sample from a man for COVID-19 antibody test, during Unlock 4, in New Delhi.

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A medic collects a nasal sample from a police constable of Assembly security staff for COVID-19 test, before the monsoon session, inside state assembly premises, in Hyderabad.

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A health worker screens people for symptoms of COVID-19 in Dharavi, one of Asia's biggest slums, in Mumbai. The number of people infected with the coronavirus in India rose by another 80,000 and is near Brazil's total, the second-highest in the world.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 at a check post erected to screen people coming from outside the city, in Ahmedabad.

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A doctor collects details as a health worker collects nasal swab samples of teachers to test for COVID-19 at a school before classes open in Guwahati.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a teacher to test for COVID-19 as others wait at a school before classes open in Guwahati.

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Teachers and auxiliary staff take COVID-19 tests in Madrid, Spain. Thousands of Spanish teachers and auxiliary staff are standing in long queues in the street in Madrid after being instructed by authorities to take a COVID-19 test just days before the start of classes. Labor groups complained that some 100,000 teachers were informed only late Tuesday or early Wednesday about five locations in the city where they had to take the PCR tests. The tests are mandatory for school employees.

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam adjusts the face mask during a press conference on the state of the coronavirus in Hong Kong. Hong Kong kicked off a voluntary mass-testing program for coronavirus Tuesday as part of a strategy to break the chain of transmission in the city's third outbreak of the disease.

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A health worker takes sample from a construction worker for COVID-19 test as others wait for their turn, in New Delhi.

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Women give swab samples for COVID-19 tests at a centre in Hyderabad.

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A health worker collects a sample for COVID-19 test, during Unlock 3.0, at Dariya Ganj area in New Delhi.

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A medic collects a swab sample of a man for COVID-19 test at Civil Hospital, in Amritsar

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A medic wearing PPE kit while collecting samples for COVID-19 tests, in Bengaluru.

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A health worker collects swab sample from a woman for COVID-19 test, at Civil Hospital in Ranchi.

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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) health workers prepare before collecting swab samples of residents for COVID-19 test, at a residential society in Kolkata.

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A health worker collects a blood sample of a police constable for COVID-19 antibody test as others wait for their turn in a queue, in Kolkata.

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Delhi Capitals players pose with medics in PPE kits during their COVID-19 test before leaving for UAE to participate in IPL 2020, in Mumbai.

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Delhi Capitals player Shikhar Dhawan undergoes the COVID-19 test before leaving for UAE to participate in IPL 2020, in Mumbai.

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Delhi Capitals players undergo the COVID-19 test before leaving for UAE to participate in IPL 2020, in Mumbai.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab to test for COVID-19 in a government school in New Delhi. The country has the fourth-most deaths in the world and the third-most cases, with over 2.7 million, including more than 64,000 new infections reported.

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A health worker collects swab sample of BJP MLA Suresh Chandra Tiwari for Covid-19 test, before attending the Vidhan Sabha session, in Lucknow.

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A doctor screens a woman for malaria symptoms, during a COVID-19 and malaria screening drive at a school in Dharavi, one of Asia's biggest slums, in Mumbai.

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Community health workers screen people for COVID-19 and malaria symptoms in a school in Dharavi, one of Asia's biggest slums, in Mumbai. India has the third-highest coronavirus caseload in the world after the United States and Brazil.

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A migrant worker shows a medical certificate after a rapid antigen test for COVID-19 on his arrival at Anand Vihar station, in New Delhi.

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Sahiya workers wait to be tested for COVID-19, in Ranchi.

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Migrant workers, returning from their native places, wait to get tested for COVID- 19 as they arrive at Anand Vihar, during unlock 3.0, in New Delhi.

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Migrant workers, returning from their native places, wait to get tested for COVID- 19 as they arrive at Anand Vihar, during unlock 3.0, in New Delhi.

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Health workers take swab sample from migrant workers, who had left for their hometown during the nationwide lockdown, for COVID-19 testing after arriving at Anand Vihar Railway station, in New Delhi.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 rapid antigen test, in New Delhi.

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A health worker takes a swab sample from a woman for COVID-19 testing, at Defence Colony in New Delhi.

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A health worker arranges samples for COVID-19 rapid antigen testing at Daryaganj, in Delhi.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab samples to test for COVID-19 at Daryaganj, in Delhi.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab samples to test for COVID-19 at Daryaganj, in Delhi.

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Pakistani Hindu refugees wait in a queue to give samples to health workers for COVID-19 tests, at Shah Alam Bandh Road in New Delhi.

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Thane Guardian Minister Eknath Shinde (4thL), NMMC Commissioner Abhijeet Bangar (2ndR) and Thane MP Rajan Vichare (3rd L) inaugurate the Rapid Antigen Test Vehicles at CIDCO Exhibition Center Vashi under an initiative by Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) 'Break the Chain', during Unlock 3.0, in Navi Mumbai.

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A medic arranges samples for COVID-19 rapid antigen testing, in Srinagar.

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A medic collects samples from a woman for COVID-19 rapid antigen testing, in Srinagar.

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A medic wearing a PPE conducts COVID-19 rapid antigen testing, in Kolkata.

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A health worker takes a break in between conducting COVID- 19 testing through rapid antigen methodology inside a mobile lab in New Delhi. India is the third hardest-hit country by the pandemic in the world after the United States and Brazil.

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AIMIM President and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi undegoes COVID-19 testing from a mobile facility, in Hyderabad.

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People waiting for their turn to give samples for coronavirus testing at Citizen's Park in Ballygunge, South Kolkata.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab samples to test for COVID-19, in South Kolkata.

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Medics sort samples obtained for COVID-19 rapid antigen testing at a testing center, in South Kolkata.

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Medics sort samples obtained for COVID-19 rapid antigen testing, in Kolkata. Registering over 60,000 cases in 24 hours for the first time, India's COVID-19 tally crossed 20 lakh on Friday.

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A health worker collects blood sample of a Delhi civil defence personnel for the serological survey at a school, during unlock 3.0, in New Delhi.

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A health worker collects a sample from a woman for COVID-19 test via Rapid Antigen kit, in New Delhi.

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A health worker opens up a Rapid Antigen Testing kit to collect a sample for COVID-19 test, during unlock 3.0, in New Delhi.

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A health worker collects samples for COVID-19 rapid antigen testing, in New Delhi. India's COVID-19 tally increased to 18,55,745 with 52,050 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day.

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A medic arranges samples for COVID-19 rapid antigen testing, in Kolkata.

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A medic collects a sample from a child for COVID-19 test at a slum near Minto Road, in New Delhi.

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A medic collects a sample from a woman for COVID-19 test at a slum near Minto Road, in New Delhi.

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A medic collects a sample from a man for COVID-19 test at a slum near Minto Road, in New Delhi.

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A health worker prepares to collect nasal swab samples for COVID-19 tests at a mobile testing site in Hyderabad. India is the third hardest-hit country by the pandemic in the world after the United States and Brazil.

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People stand near a Covid-19 mobile testing facility, at Jafarguda near Karwan in the old city of Hyderabad. Intelligent Monitoring Analysis Services Quarantine’ (iMASQ), the testing facilities are housed in specially designed buses, developed by Hyderabad-based Vera Smart Healthcare.

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Health workers collect swab sample of a person at Indo-Israel Non-Invasive Raid Covid -19 test study camp as part of Operation Open Skies, at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi.

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A health worker wearing PPE collects samples from a policeman for COVID-19 rapid antigen testing, in Kolkata.

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Health workers collect samples from corporation workers for COVID-19 test, during Unlock 2.0, at a school in Kozhikode.

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A health worker arranges samples for COVID-19 rapid antigen testing in Kolkata.

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A medic collects samples for COVID-19 testing from a mobile screening bus, in the backdrop of Tirumala Seven hills, at Tirumala in Chittoor district.

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Healthcare workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) kits collect swab samples of municipal school teachers for COVID-19 test, in Ahmedabad.

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Doctor screen residents of an apartment complex for COVID-19 symptoms in Mumbai.

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Health workers take rest after screening people for COVID-19 symptoms at a residential building in Mumbai

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Health workers arrives to screen people for COVID-19 symptoms at a residential building in Mumbai. India is the third hardest-hit country by the pandemic in the world after the United States and Brazil.

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A health worker holds collected swab samples for COVID-19 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test, at Community Centre in Gurugram.

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A medic collects samples for COVID-19 test from a mobile swab collection vehicle at Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation Stadium, in Vijayawada.

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People standing in a queue for Covid test at Gobindapur slum, in Kolkata.

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A doctor takes swab from the mouth of a women for COVID-19 test at Gobindapur slum, in Kolkata.

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Health workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) suits conducts COVID-19 screening of the Gobindapur slum area residents in Kolkata.

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A medic collects a sample from a woman for COVID-19 test at Civil Hospital, during Unlock 2.0, in Amritsar.

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