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

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A student undergoes thermal screening before she enters the school to submit her personal assessment project for the upcoming annual examination, during Unlock 4, in Ranchi.

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Police personnel inhale the steam as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus, at Commissioner of Police office, in Ahmedabad.

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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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Policemen inhale steam at steam stations set up outside the office of the Commissioner of Police as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus in Ahmedabad.

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A policeman inhales steam at steam stations set up outside the office of the Commissioner of Police as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus in Ahmedabad. The nation of 1.3 billion people is expected to become the pandemic's worst-hit country within weeks, surpassing the United States.

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Members of the transgender community wait for their turn to give samples for COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test, at KBP college in Thane..

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Thermal screening of visitors outside Bara Imambara, as the monument reopens after a gap of more than six months owing to coronavirus related lockdown, in Lucknow.

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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 worker checks body temperature of students upon her arrival at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Pakistani officials welcomed millions of students back to middle schools following educational institutions reopened in the country amid a steady decline in coronavirus deaths and infections.

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Health workers hold placards during a COVID-19 awareness rally, in Guwahati.

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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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Health workers of a COVID-19 quarantine centre raise slogans as they protest demanding payment of pending salary, in Jalandhar.

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Security personnel take out a march to spread awareness for COVID -19, in Jaipur.

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COVID-19 patients perform Yoga asanas at Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre and Hospital, in New Delhi.

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Acrobats perform as they wear face masks during a protest against government's decision to close beaches during the three-week nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, in Tel Aviv, Israel. Israel went back into a full lockdown on Friday to try to contain a coronavirus outbreak that has steadily worsened for months as its government has been plagued by indecision and infighting.

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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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Children getting treatment for Coronavirus play at the newly inaugurated child-friendly COVID-19 ward of the state-run LNJP Hospital, in New Delhi. The ward has television sets which play cartoons, besides carom board and a painting station for children to engage while getting treated for the infection.

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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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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa receives 20 Ambulances, PPE Kits and HNFC machines by a private entertainment media house, at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa flags off 20 Ambulances, PPE Kits and HNFC machines at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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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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AAP MLA Pawan Sharma undergoes COVID-19 testing, 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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People sit outdoors during a night out in Soho in London's West End. People have been warned against having a "party weekend" as a former chief scientific adviser said the UK is "on the edge of losing control" of coronavirus. The public has been urged to act "in tune" with Covid-19 guidelines before the "rule of six" restrictions come into force on Monday.

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COVID-19 patients Chetan and his wife Neha interact with family members via a robot as they celebrate the former's birthday inside a COVID-19 dedicated ward, at Yatharta Hospital in Greater Noida.

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COVID-19 patient Renu Arora interacts with her family members via a robot as she celebrates her birthday with health workers inside a COVID-19 dedicated ward, at Yatharta Hospital in Greater Noida. The robot is capable of facilitating communication between COVID-19 patients and their family members besides symptom and thermal checking.

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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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Deserted view of Howrah Railway station during the bi-weekly lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Eastern Metropolitan Bypass wear a deseted look during the bi-weekly lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Eastern Metropolitan Bypass wear a deseted look during the bi-weekly lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Roads wear a deseted look at Esplanade during the bi-weekly lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Roads wear a deseted look at Park Circus Crossing during the bi-weekly lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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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 woman mourns and prays near the body of her husband who died of a COVID-19, at a cremation ground in Guwahati.

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A woman, wearing white personnel protective equipment, reacts as she takes a glimpse of her husband's body, a victim of COVID-19, in Guwahati.

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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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Passengers waiting to board buses at a bus depot during unlock 4.0, in Srinagar. Jammu and Kashmir government administration conducted rapid antigen tests of drivers and conductors of passenger vehicles to check and prevent spreading of coronavirus among people.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a virtual press conference at Downing Street, London following the announcement that the legal limit on social gatherings is set to be reduced from 30 people to six. The change in England will come into force on Monday as the Government seeks to curb the rise in coronavirus cases.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi speaks on COVID-19 and unemployment in the final episode of his series ‘Arthvyavastha Ki Baat, Rahul Gandhi ke saath’, in New Delhi.

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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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Stranded passengers and pavement dwellers stand in a queue to collect free food outside Howrah railways station during complete bi-weekly lockdown to curb the spread of novel coronavirus, 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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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 health worker holds a blood sample, collected 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.

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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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Police and Health officials outside the famous Amrik- Sukhdev Dhaba after sixty-five staffers of the Dhaba tested positive for COVID-19, at Murthal in Sonipat district. All the 65 staffers are asymptomatic and have been home quarantined.

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Medical staff of the Intensive Care Unit of the Casalpalocco COVID-19 Clinic in the outskirts of Rome tend to patients. The number of those hospitalized with COVID-19, including those occupying intensive care beds, has continued to rise in Italy, only weeks after steadily declining, as returning vacationers swell Italy's caseload. Italy registered just under 1,400 new cases on Thursday, 71 more than the previous day's increase.

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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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Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal chairs a meeting with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other officials to review the COVID-19 situation in the national capital, in New Delhi.

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A man wearing a mask as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus walks on an empty street during curfew in Havana, Cuba. Cuban authorities launched a strict 15-day lockdown of Havana in order to stamp out the low-level but persistent spread of the novel coronavirus in the capital.

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Flight passengers at NSCBI Airport during the biweekly lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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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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Police personnel stand guard at a closed market during the weekend lockdown, in old city area of Lucknow.

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Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy pays his respect to Congress MP H Vasanthakumar, who died of COVID-19 at a hospital on Friday, at his residence, in Chennai.

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

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COVID-19 infected patients interact with health workers inside a ward at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village sports complex, temporarily converted into a Covid care centre, in New Delhi.

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A health worker carries bags filled with medical waste on a stretcher for disposal at Calcutta Medical College Hospital, during the biweekly COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Members of Akhila Karnataka D K Shivakumar Abhimanigala Sangha perform rituals as they offer prayers for the speedy recovery of KPCC President D K Shivakumar after he tested positive for COVID-19, in Bengaluru.

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A worker collects garbage bags to dispose of medical waste at COVID-19 testing centre, during Unlock 3.0, at Dariya Ganj area in New Delhi.

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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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Workers prepare an OT (Operation Theatre) at an ICU ward, specially for COVID-19 patients, during its inauguration in Bengaluru.

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In this file photo, former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi during a press conference, in Guwahati. Gogoi has tested positive for COVID-19, in Guwahati.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal holds a meeting with Health Minister Satyendra Jain and top officials of the Delhi Government to discuss rising number of COVID-19 cases, in New Delhi.

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Jharkhand Mukti Morcha Chief (JMM) chief Shibu Soren being taken to Gurugram's Medanta Hospital by a special medical ambulance for further treatment of COVID-19, in Ranchi.

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Jharkhand Mukti Morcha Chief (JMM) chief Shibu Soren during his transit by a special medical ambulance to Bokaro Railway station, from where he will be taken to Gurugram's Medanta Hospital for further treatment of COVID-19, in Ranchi.

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A bus conductor provides sanitizer to passengers in a local bus after state transport bus services resumed during Unlock 3, in Patna.

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

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Workers set up beds in a gallery of Kishore Bharati Stadium for a makeshift COVID-19 care centre, in Kolkata.

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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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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan being explained through a dummy about the functioning of a newly inaugurated hospital constructed for Corps personnel and their families at 8th Bn Corps NDRF at Kamla Nehru Nagar, in Ghaziabad.

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Official residence of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Supremo Shibu Soren, in Ranchi. The former CM and his wife Rupi Soren tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hands over a Rs 1 Crore cheque to a family member of sanitation worker Raju‚ who lost his life due to COVID-19, at Old Chandrawal in New Delhi.

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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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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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Nursing staff inside the newly inaugurated COVID dedicated unit of NRS Medical College and Hospital, in Kolkata.

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