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Apr 04, 2020

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly distribute essential food materials among needy people during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at ISKCON House in Kolkata.

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North MCD workers sanitize a locality in the Civil Lines area in the view of the coronavirus outbreak during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Mayor Avtar Singh along with North MCD workers sanitizes a locality in the Civil Lines area in the view of the coronavirus outbreak during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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North MCD workers sanitizes a locality in the Civil Lines area in the view of the coronavirus outbreak during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Workers make Personal protective equipment (PPE) suit for medics in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Migrant worker with her child have their meal distributed at Shahdara district shelter home, during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in New Delhi.

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Stranded migrant workers maintain social distance as they wait for food distributed by volunteers during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic at Shahdara district shelter home, in New Delhi.

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People serves food to migrant workers at a government shelter home during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Shahdara in New Delhi.

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Homeless people take refuge at a sports complex during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi

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Homeless people rest inside a government shelter home during the complete lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic at Shahdara in New Delhi.

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Horses walk freely on a deserted road during nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus outbreak in Kolkata.

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Vegetable vendors returns from a local market during the complete lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic in Kolkata.

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Medics giving instructions to homeless people at a government shelter home during the complete lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic at Shahdara in New Delhi.

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ISKCON members pack food for needy people during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A firefighter sprays disinfectant on closed shops during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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A deserted view of Krishnarajendra market during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Medics examine a policeman for COVID 19 during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, in Bhopal.

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One of the French nationals, who were stranded at various places in Kerala due to the coronavirus lockdown, being screened by medics on her arrival to board a special Air India flight for Paris, at the Cochin Airport in Kochi. 105 French tourists and 7 other EU nationals were repatriated from Kerala.

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Police stand guard in a locality as health workers arrive to screen Nizamuddin Markaz attendees and take them in an ambulance for COVID-19 tests, in Agartala.

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Police use drone cameras to keep an eye on the movements of vehicles and people during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak, in Guwahati.

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This photo provided by the French Army shows a patient infected with the Covid-19 virus from Paris being transferred into a rescue helicopter in Clermont Ferrand, central France. France has moved hundreds of intensive care patients around the country in an exceptional effort to relieve congested hospitals and stay ahead of the fast-moving virus.

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Health workers who attended a national moment of mourning for victims of coronavirus wave to residents as they leave on a bus in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. With air raid sirens wailing and flags at half-staff, China held a three-minute nationwide moment of reflection to honor those who have died in the coronavirus outbreak, especially "martyrs" who fell while fighting what has become a global pandemic.

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A woman bows before flowers placed near the Heroes Memorial Monument after a national moment of mourning for victims of coronavirus in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province.

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New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) workers spray disinfectants during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, at Connaught Place in New Delhi.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath holds a meeting with officials to review the preparedness and take stock of the situation in the view of coronavirus outbreak, at his residence in Lucknow.

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KozhA man arranges earthen lamps at his shop during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, in Kozhikode. PM Modi urged people to switch off lights of their homes at 9 pm for nine minutes on April 5 and light up lamps, candles, mobile flashlights to display the nation's collective spirit to defeat coronavirus.

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Women stand in a queue outside a bank to avail the benefits of a government scheme for the needy, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, in Prayagraj. As per Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) scheme financial assistance and other benefits have been announced by the government as part of relief package for the poor.

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A patient waits outside the emergency ward of Ghaziabad District MMG hospital, where attendees of a recent religious congregation in Nizamuddin are admitted for quarantine in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Ghaziabad (UP).

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A doctor and his support staff are seen at Ghaziabad District hospital’s ward no. 34, where attendees of a recent religious congregation in Nizamuddin are admitted for quarantine in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Ghaziabad (UP).

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Policemen ask vegetable vendor to leave a market during lockdown to check the spread of the coronavirus, in Prayagraj.

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A policeman asks a vegetable vendors to leave a market during lockdown to check the spread of the coronavirus, in Prayagraj. India is adding more resources to tackle its increase in coronavirus cases by announcing that private hospitals may be requisitioned to help treat virus patients, and turning railway cars and a motor racing circuit into makeshift quarantine facilities.

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French nationals wait to board a special Air India flight on their way to Paris, at Cochin International Airport, Nedumbassery, Kochi. These passengers, 105 French tourists and 7 other EU nationals, were stranded in various parts in Kerala due to Covid-19 lockdown for past two weeks.

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A scientist presents an antibody test for coronavirus in a laboratory of the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (Leibniz IPHT) at the InfectoGnostics research campus in Jena, Germany. An international team of researchers with the participation of the Jena Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (Leibniz IPHT) has developed a rapid antibody test for the new coronavirus. By means of a blood sample, the test shows within ten minutes whether a person is acutely infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus (IgM antibody) or already immune to it (IgG antibody). The strip test is manufactured by the diagnostics company Senova in Weimar and is already on the market.

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Attendees of a religious congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin area board an ambulance for mandatory COVID-19 tests during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, in Agartala.

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Police and members of hospital administration prepare to install CCTV cameras at the Ghaziabad District hospital’s ward no. 34, where attendees of a recent religious congregation in Nizamuddin are admitted for quarantine in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Ghaziabad (UP)

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People stand in a queue outside a bank during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, in Solapur.

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Volunteers distribute food among the needy during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, in Solapur.

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Volunteers pack meals for the needy during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, in Patna.

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A woman shows an ink stamp on her hand following orders of self-isolation by medics during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, at a quarantine facility in Ajmer.

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

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Locals work at their farm during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Kozhikode.

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Security personnel stop a vehicle during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Jammu.

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Security personnel stand guard outside the main entrance of a residential complex (Spanish Garden) during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Guwahati. Reportedly, one person living in the complex tested postive for COVID-19.

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A labourer carries sacks containing potatoes for delivery to a local market during the ongoing nationwide lockdown due the coronavirus pandemic, in Nadia

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A medic checks the temperature of a suspected COVID-19 patient during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, at a quarantine facility in Ajmer.

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Social activists distribute milk at a slum during the ongoing nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, in Chikmagalur.

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People wait in a queue outside a bank during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Mathura.

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A medic checks the temperature of a policeman during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Prayagraj.

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Candolim beach wears a nearly deserted look during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in North Goa. With borders sealed and sea shores completely deserted, Goa's beach shacks have packed up their business two months before the tourist season usually comes to an end.

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People stand in a queue outside a bank during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, in Solapur.

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Volunteers pack meals for the needy during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, in Patna.

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

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A man is seen inside a full-body sanitization machine, installed by BMC in Smart city control room amid a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bhopal.

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People place lamps in a formation that reads 5.9.9 as they appeal people to support Prime Minister's urge to light 9 lamps at 9pm on April 5 to express unity against COVID-19, in Kochi.

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A man chases his buffaloes in the polluted waters of Yamuna river at Kalindi Kunj during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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A graffiti on coronavirus is seen on a street during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Nadia.

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Police personnel look at the pelted stones during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Hubballi. Four policemen, including an assistant sub-inspector, and few leaders of Muslim community, sustained injuries when a group of people pelted stones at them after the police took exception to an unlawful gathering before a place of worship.

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A deserted view of a beach during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Puri.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa along with BJP MLAs and MPs during a meeting to take measures against the coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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People including discharged patients and their attendants, who were admitted to All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), take refuge amidst unhygienic conditions at a subway near the hospital during the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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People including discharged patients and their attendants, who were admitted to All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), take refuge amidst unhygienic conditions at a subway near the hospital during the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal visits the Haflong Civil Hospital to review the preparedness against COVID-9, in Haflong.

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An isolation ward for coronavirus inflected patients being prepared in the parking area of a hospital in Surat.

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Medics conduct final sampling of evacuees from Rome (Italy) after 14 days of quarantine at the ITBP facility at Chhawla in New Delhi.

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Police questions migrant workers while they were fleeing in a cargo truck during the coronavirus lockdown, at Girgaon in Mumbai.

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Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan vists the Lok Nayak Jaiprakash Narayan Hospital to take stock of preparedness to overcome COVID-19, in New Delhi.

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Nagar Nigam workers place a sanitization cabin at the entrance of their office in view of the spread of coronavirus pandemic, in Lucknow.

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SSP Upendra Prasad Singh enquires from US tourists about their travel history during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Patna.

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The members of the new plenum of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce take part in a meeting in the Boersensaal of the chamber building to elect a new executive committee in Hamburg, Germany. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia.

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Nurses at UCI Medical Center protest the lack of personal protective equipment available in light of the COVID-19 outbreak in Orange, Calif.

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In this handout photo released by the Russian Orthodox Church, Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill walks behind an icon of the Divine Mother to pray for deliverance from the new coronavirus after driving around Moscow, Russia. 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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Imam of Eyup Sultan Mosque, Hasan Tok, right, and Imam Metin Cakar, left, hold a prayer for coronavirus in Istanbul. After the fifth and final call to prayer of the day in Muslim Turkey, imams around the country have been asked to perform an additional prayer asking for God's mercy and protection during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Calls echoed across the city of Istanbul, Turkey's largest, where thousands of people have been infected with the virus.

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, an honor guard stands in formation as a Chinese national flag flies at half-staff at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. China plans to pause for 3 minutes of nationwide mourning on Saturday in rememberance of those who have died in the coronavirus outbreak.

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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks after visiting facilities at a Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) hospital that will be converted to receive patients suffering from Covid-19, in the Coyoacan district of Mexico City. Lopez Obrador said Thursday that sections of 80 public hospitals were being isolated and prepared with an average of eight beds and respirators to care for an expected influx of patients with the new coronavirus.

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People bow their heads during a national moment of mourning for victims of coronavirus at an official ceremony in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. With air raid sirens wailing and flags at half-staff, China on Saturday held a three-minute nationwide moment of reflection to honor those who have died in the coronavirus outbreak, especially "martyrs" who fell while fighting what has become a global pandemic.

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Japan's Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko wearing face masks arrive at their temporary Takanawa Imperial Residence by car, in Tokyo. 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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French President Emmanuel Macron, and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian visit the Crisis and Support Center at French Foreign Affairs ministry to give support and repatriation to French citizens abroad at Quai D'Orsay in Paris. Macron paid tribute to those who helped more than 130,000 French citizens to return to France since mid-March as countries across the world were closing their borders amid the coronavirus crisis. 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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This photo shows a general view of a temporary field hospital set at Ifema convention and exhibition in Madrid, Spain. Most of the 1,850 patients brought to the Ifema field hospital are not in serious conditions. In fact, 800 had been discharged by Thursday, although six had died since doors opened 12 days ago. 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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Newlyweds Alla and Modzi, wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus, celebrate after the wedding ceremony in Vilnius, Lithuania. All public and private events are banned in Lithuania, clubs, bars restaurants and most shops are closed due to the virus outbreak. 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 funeral in the Eternal Gardens Muslim Burial Ground, Chislehurst of Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, 13, from Brixton, south London, who died in King's College Hospital in the early hours of Monday after testing positive for coronavirus. The teenager was buried in the Eternal Gardens at Kemnal Park Cemetery in Chislehurst without his family present as his mother and six siblings are forced to self-isolate. The highly contagious COVID-19 coronavirus has impacted on nations around the globe, many imposing self isolation and exercising social distancing when people move from their homes.

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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington

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