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Coronavirus Spreads Globally: In Pictures

For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some, it can cause more severe illness, especially in older adults and people with existing health problems.

March 20, 2020

Medical staffers wearing protective gear, part of a special unit performing house calls, work in Bergamo, northern Italy, one of the areas worse-affected by coronavirus.

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A truck sprays disinfectant as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, as it drives past St. Mary Major Basilica, background, in Rome.

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A worker sanitizes an area as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus, during nation-wide lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Volunteers sanitize a railing as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus, during nation-wide lockdown, at Jaiprakash Naryan Airport in Patna.

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A worker sprays disinfectant as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus, during nation-wide lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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A doctor takes a smear test at the drive-in test station organized by the German Armed Forces in a hall of the former Saarbrücken Trade Fair Centre, Germany. People who have a referral can come on foot or by car to have swabs taken for the test for the corona virus.

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A health worker sprays disinfectants on a hospital bed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A railway worker sprays disinfectants as a precautionary measure at a railway station during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Jammu.

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A worker prepares masks during a 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Ranchi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a cabinet meeting as ministers maintain social distancing in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

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Security personnel stand guard outside the deserted Vaishno Devi shrine during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jammu.

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Police personnel check commuter, who defied curfew during a nationwide lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Agartala.

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A family, wearing face masks as a precaution from coronavirus, prays inside their house on the first day of Navratri festival, where Hindu fast for nine days, in New Delhi. The world's largest democracy went under the world's biggest lockdown Wednesday, with India's 1.3 billion people ordered to stay home in a bid to stop the coronavirus pandemic from spreading and overwhelming its fragile health care system as it has done elsewhere. For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death.

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A view of Ghazipur vegetable market bustling with activity during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Masks are hung outside a shop for sale in the wake of coronavirus pandemic during a nationwide lockdown, at Bhogal area in New Delhi.

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A worker sprays disinfectants on a road during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A pillion on a bicycle carries his luggage during a nationwide lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati.

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Dabbawalas celebrate Gudhi Padwa while maintaining social distancing, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Mumbai.

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Planes stand parked at Chennai Airport after all domestic and international flights were cancelled as part of a nationwide lockdown for 21 days, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Chennai.

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A doctor checks temperature of passengers at a bus stand as a precautionary measure against the spread of the novel coronavirus, before they leave for their destinations, in Jammu.

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French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he speaks during a call conference to install the CARE committee (comite d'analyse, recherche et expertise) about the coronavirus COVID-19, at the Elysee Palace in Paris. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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Hundred of birds overtake Agua Dulce beach which is usually populated with people, in Lima, Peru. Peru is in its second week of a government decreed state of emergency, after President Martin Vizcarra ordered residents to stay in their homes in an effort to contain the spread of the new coronavirus.

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A local volunteer hands soap to a resident in an effort to avoid the spread of the new coronavirus in the Rocinha slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Medics examine evacuees from Iran upon their arrival at an airport in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

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A patient, center, is transferred to a medicalised hotel during the COVID-19 outbreak in Madrid, Spain. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause a more serious illness.

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Medical staff members check a ventilator in protective suits at the care unit of the new COVID-19 infected patients inside the Koranyi National Institute of Pulmonology in Budapest, Hungary.

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Security officers guard the closed Hollywood & Highland Center shopping mall and entertainment complex in Los Angeles. California is reporting what may be the first U.S. death of a person under 18 from the coronavirus. Public health director Barbara Ferrer says it's a "devastating reminder that COVID-19 affects people of all ages." Meanwhile, new cases of the virus surged around the state.

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A woman claps from an entrance to a balcony in Vancouver, British Columbia. Thousands of people in Vancouver's West End have been going out on their balconies to applaud healthcare workers who are fighting the coronavirus, each night at 7 p.m.

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Customers queue to enter a department store in Christchurch, New Zealand. New Zealand will close schools and non-essential services at midnight on Wednesday as the country goes into lockdown to try to stop the spread of coronavirus pandemic. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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Semi trucks drive by a freeway sign along Interstate 5 that urges people to stay at home due to the COVID-19 outbreak on their way toward Los Angles in Gorman, Calif.

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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listen.

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This photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange shows the unoccupied NYSE trading floor, closed temporarily for the first time in 228 years as a result of coronavirus concerns.

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Daily wage workers, jobless due to the coronavirus outbreak, jostle to receive free food distributed in Quetta, Pakistan. Pakistani authorities said they'd shut down train operations across the country from Wednesday until March 31 in an effort to contain the spread of the virus.

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A notice hangs on the gate of a society in wake of coronavirus pandemic during nationwide lockdown, in Navi Mumbai.

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Few pedestrians are seen walking on an empty road at Mahatma Gandhi Marg during nation-wide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi

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Bogibeel Bridge wears a deserted view during the nation-wide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Dibrugarh

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Migrant workers and their families board a truck to return to their villages after government imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ahmedabad.

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Few vehicles are seen on Western Express Highway during nation-wide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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A view of deserted roads during nation-wide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kanyakumari.

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Police and security forces patrol a street during 21-day nationwide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Agartala.

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An aerial view of CSMT area during nation-wide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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An aerial view of Dader T T circle road during nation-wide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh works from home during nationwide lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Modi interacts with citizens of Varanasi amid nationwide lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Long queue of vehicles is seen at a fuel station after the government imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Mira Road in Mumbai.

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People line up to shop for essential items from a roadside truck in Dhaka, Bangladesh. 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 view of deserted Heritage street during the first day of the 21-day nationwide lockdown, in the view of the coronavirus pandemic, in Amritsar.

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A man wearing face mask walks on a road during the complete lockdown imposed to contain the spread of novel coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Fire Brigade personnel wearing protective suits, spray disinfectants on a road amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 disease, caused by the novel coronavirus, during total lockdown at Vashi, in Navi Mumbai.

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Medical workers escort a suspected coronavirus patient to get in an ambulance as he is shifted to a hospital for treatment during nation-wide lockdown, in Aligarh.

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Nagercoil Corporation worker sprays disinfectants on a road amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 disease, caused by the novel coronavirus, during total lockdown, in Kanyakumari.

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Assam State Fire and Emergency Service worker spray disinfectants at GS road amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 disease, caused by the novel coronavirus, during total lockdown, in Guwahati.

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Fire brigade personnel spray disinfectants outside BMC headquater amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 disease, caused by the novel coronavirus, during total lockdown, at Fort in Mumbai.

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Labours load sacks of fertilizers in a goods train during the nationwide lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Fatuha yard in Patna.

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People maintain social distance as they wait outside a grocery shop during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ranchi.

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Thermal scanning of passengers being conducted in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at MBB Airport in Agartala.

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People buy vegetables after lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Fruit and Vegetable Market in Delhi

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Police requesting people to go back to their homes after Lock down in the wake of Coronavirus Pandemic in Kolkata.

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A police personnel stops a biker during lockdown, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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People buy vegetables after lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Sahibabad Fruit and Vegetable Market in Ghaziabad

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People queue for public transport in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe has closed its borders to non essential human traffic following its first recorded coronavirus related death.

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Travelers wait to take a charter flight coordinated by the U.S. embassy at La Aurora airport in Guatemala City. American citizens stranded abroad because of the coronavirus pandemic are seeking help in returning to the United States.

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Motorists line up to have their temperature taken prior to a free COVID-19 testing in Hayward, Calif. The test is free to the public, no matter where they live or immigration status. The center will have 350 kits daily, and is a partnership between the Hayward Fire Department and Avellino Lab USA, Inc., a Menlo Park gene therapy and molecular diagnostics firm that specializes in eye care medication.

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Coronavirus patients from Italy arrive at Leipzig/Halle Airport by a Lockheed C-130 Hercules military plane belonging to the Italian Air Force, in Schkeuditz, Germany. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness, especially in older adults and people with existing health problems.

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People line up to buy food and other supplies at a 24-hour supermarket in Yangon, Myanmar, following the first cases of coronavirus announcement. Myanmar has announced its first two confirmed cases of COVID-19, one in the nation's biggest city, Yangon, and the other in the western state of Chin. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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A woman wears a scuba mask and a surgical mask as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus, while buying food in a popular market in Lima, Peru. The vast majority of people recover from the COVID-19 diseas.

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Locals stand in a queue to collect LPG cylinder after lockdown as a precautionary measure against coronavirus pandemic, at Uzan Bazaar in Guwahati. The Assam government announced a complete lockdown of the state till March 31 as a measure to counter the threat of coronavirus.

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Police and administrative officials appeal people to stay in their homes amid Covid-19 spread, in Moradabad.

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Police personnel, wearing protective masks, stop a commuters in the wake of novel coronavirus pandemic, in Ajmer. As per ICMR a total of 482 individuals have been confirmed positive among suspected cases and contacts of known positive cases.

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A woman stiches masks for free-distribution among people in the wake of coronavirus disease outbreak, in Bikaner.

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A vendor, wearing mask, sits near sacks of onions at the Sahibabad fruits and vegetables market in Ghaziabad. Ghaziabad is one of the 17 districts of Uttar Pradesh which has been put under lockdown at least until March 25, to contain the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

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A view of the Sahibabad fruits and vegetables market in Ghaziabad. Ghaziabad is one of the 17 districts of Uttar Pradesh which has been put under lockdown at least until March 25, to contain the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

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People practice social distancing as they sit on chairs spread apart in a waiting area for take-away food orders at a shopping mall in hopes of preventing the spread of the coronavirus in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Villagers vacate the area as members of the non-profit Cambodian Children's Fund spray disinfectant to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus in the slum neighborhood of Stung Meanchey in southern Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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A view of deserted flyovers during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata

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A view of deserted B B Ganguly street on the second day of the lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Kolkata.

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A view of deserted Park Circus Seven point on the second day of the lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Kolkata.

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Legislators sanitise their hands as they arrive at the State Assembly to attend a four-day special session amid of coronavirus pandemic, in Bhopal.

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Passengers check schedule at T2 International Terminal as all the domestic and international flights were cancelled after lockdown following the coronavirus pandemic in Mumbai.

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A view of deserted roads on the second day of the complete lockdown in the national to contain the spread of novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in New Delhi.

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Medical employees demonstrate testing, at a coronavirus test center for public service employees, during a media presentation in Munich, 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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Medical workers walk in the Henri Mondor hospital, in Creteil, near Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron urged employees to keep working in supermarkets, production sites and other businesses that need to keep running amid stringent restrictions of movement due to the rapid spreading of the new coronavirus in the country. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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Aeroplanes on runway as all the domestic and international flights were cancelled after lockdown following the coronavirus pandemic in Mumbai.

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12th students get their hands sanitized as a protective measure against the novel coronavirus pandemic, before entering an examination hall, at a school in Chennai.

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Medics put 'home quarantine' stamp on passengers after thermal screening in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at Guwahati Railway Station. People arriving from different regions are being put under home quarantine as a precautionary measure amid rising concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

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An official uses a thermal screening device in wake of deadly coronavirus outbreak on Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal as he arrives to attend State Assembly session, in Guwahati.

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Passengers wear masks as they step out of NSCBI Airport during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata

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People stands in a queue on safe distances outside a store to purchase essential items during lockdown as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in Mumbai.

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A deserted view of Bandra Reclamation garden after lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Mumbai.

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Sri Lankans queue for groceries along a road during a temporary lift of a curfew as virus-containment measures in Colombo, Sri Lanka. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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Police personnel stop commuters during lockdown in the wake of novel coronavirus pandemic at Delhi- UP Border in Ghazipur, New Delhi

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Rush of air passengers at Jai Prakash Narayan airport after announcement of the suspension of domestic air services at all airports in the country, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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Police personnel stop commuters after lockdown in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in Faridabad.

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Buddhist monks wearing face masks donate blood due to the shortage of blood donators amid the rapid spread of the new coronavirus at the Jogyesa temple in Seoul. 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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A private company workers fly a drone to spray disinfectant to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, in Bengaluru.

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A worker of Nigam Bodh Ghat Sanchalan Samiti sanitizes Charnel House (Asthiya Grah) at Nigam Bodh Ghat as a precautionary measure against coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Police detain BJP workers who were staging a protest violating section 144, imposed in the wake of coronavirus disease outbreak, in Kozhikode.

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The Yamuna Expressway being closed during lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, at Greater Noida

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A view of a desrted taxi lane at the IGI Airport during lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with journalists and stakeholders from the print media on tackling the challenges of COVID-2019 through video conference, in New Delhi. Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar is also seen.

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City streets wear a deserted look during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures as he addresses the nation on coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Deserted look of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus due to the coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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People play cricket at a deserted Marine on the Arabian Sea coast in Mumbai.

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Locals buy vegetables and essential goods at a store after PM Modi’s announcement of 21 days of lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi.

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Locals buy vegetables and essential goods at a store after PM Modi’s announcement of 21 days of lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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Medical workers escort a suspected coronavirus patient to get in an ambulance as he is shifted to hospital for treatment, in Ajmer.

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Cobblers wearing masks amid coronavirus pandemics repair shoes during the lockdown, in Kanyakumari.

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Sachin Pilot offers a sanitizer solution, in the wake of deadly coronavirus, before a press conference in Jaipur.

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A man, wearing a mask, looks from a closed gate during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Fallen leaves on a deserted road at Connaught Palace after a mild shower on the second day of the lockdown put in the wake of coronavirus disease outbreak, in New Delhi.

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Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh along with Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh (L) display masks seized during a police operation to check on black marketing during the COVID-19 pandemic, in Mumbai.

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Students stranded at airport display placards after several flight were cancelled in view of coronavirus pandemic, at Bengaluru Airport.

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Police relocate street vagabonds to safer places in the view of coronavirus pandemic, in Kozhikode.

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Greater Chennai Corporation workers paste notice outside houses of people placed under home isolation in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Chennai.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visits quarantine and state government hospitals to review preparedness on coronavirus, in Kolkata.

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Deserted city roads during complete lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus, in Coimbatore.

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Police uses drone to keep a check in the interior areas, during restrictions imposed as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of coronavirus, in Srinagar. Police vehicles fitted with public address systems went around residential areas in the city and elsewhere in the valley early in the morning to announce that restrictions under CrPC Section 144, barring assembly of people, had been imposed.

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Locals sanitize their hands before entering the store to buy daily essentials after lockdown in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in Kozhikode.

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Trains are seen parked at Lokmanya Terminus yard after lockdown in the wake of coronvirus pandemic, in Mumbai. Indian Railways has suspended all passenger services until March 31 and only goods trains will run during the period. The suspension includes all suburban train services.

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Banking staff continues to carry out operations with minimum staff after lockdown amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Mumbai.

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A deserted view of Prayagraj Railway Junction after lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Prayagraj.

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Locals buy medicines after lockdown in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in Bikaner.

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A police official checks ID cards of commuters during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Mumbai.

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Police personnel send back commuters to their homes during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Faridabad.

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A view of a nearly-empty road after lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Noida sector 18.

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Shops are seen closed after lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Atta Market in Noida sector 27.

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Women and children prepare masks to be distributed for free in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Kolkata.

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Police officials check ID cards of commuters during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Prayagraj.

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Passengers who have arrived from different states, board a crowded bus during locked down amid the coronavirus pandemic, at Mithapur bus stand, in Patna.

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Police officials check ID cards of commuters after lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, in Jammu.

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Locals buy vegetables before lockdown amid rising concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Locals buy fruits before lock down amid rising concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata. Kolkata and several areas across West Bengal will be put under a lockdown from Monday 5 pm till March 27 in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

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People buy daily essentials after lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Karad.

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Pakistani police officers stop travelers after a government announced to lockdown the city due to concerns over the spread of the new coronavirus, in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Locals stand in a queue to buy daily essentials before lock down amid rising concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Workers load sack of fertilizers in a goods train, at a railway station in Karad. Indian Railways has suspended all passenger services until March 31 in the wake of coronavirus pandemic and only goods trains will run during the period. The suspension includes all suburban train services.

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Foreign tourists who wish to extend their visas, queue outside an immigration office as they are unable to fly home due to new coronavirus outbreak, in Bali, Indonesia.

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Barricades are seen on Delhi-Ghaziabad border after lockdown, in New Delhi. Delhi will be locked down from March 23 to March 31, till midnight due to the coronavirus outbreak and Delhi's borders will remain sealed during the period.

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Barricades are seen on Delhi-Ghaziabad border after lockdown, in New Delhi. Delhi will be locked down from March 23 to March 31, till midnight due to the coronavirus outbreak and Delhi's borders will remain sealed during the period.

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A police official checks ID cards of commuters on Delhi-Ghaziabad border after lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Trains are seen parked at a yard after lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Medics put 'home quarantine' stamp on passengers after thermal screening in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at Guwahati Railway Station. People arriving from different regions are being put under home quarantine as a precautionary measure amid rising concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

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Busses are seen parked at Indraprastha Cluster Bus Depot after lockdown, in New Delhi. Delhi will be locked down from March 23 to March 31, till midnight due to the coronavirus outbreak. No public transport will operate except 25 percent of the DTC buses which will run to transport people associated with essential services (health, food, water and power supply). Also, Delhi's borders will remain sealed during the lockdown.

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A Copa airline plane taxis as other sit parked on the tarmac of Tocumen international airport in Panama City. Copa Airlines announced that it has suspended all of its flights until late April due to the slow down in air traffic from the new coronavirus pandemic.

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Vehicles wait in long lines to cross into Romania from Hungary at the Csanadpalota border crossing, after Hungary closed its borders to all but its own citizens to help delay the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. Hungary's government is allowing its own nationals to cross the border, along with some residents, and goods vehicles, with time restrictions on "humanitarian corridors" through the country.

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Shops are seen locked during 'Vyapar bandh' called by Assam Chamber of Commerce, in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at Fancy Bazaar in Guwahati.

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A dog rests with the background of Peru's capital, Lima, minutes before the start of a curfew decreed by the government. Peru is in its seven day of a government decreed state of emergency amid the presence of COVID-19.

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Firemen spray disinfectant in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus outbreak at the main business district, in Jakarta, Indonesia. The vast majority of people recover from the new coronavirus. According to the World Health Organization, most people recover in about two to six weeks, depending on the severity of the illness.

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A view of Via Laietana street as authorities control public movements in Barcelona, Spain. Spanish health authorities say intensive care units in the hardest-hit areas of Spain are close to their limit. The army was building a field hospital with 5,500 beds in a convention center in Madrid, where hotels are also being turned into wards for virus patients without serious breathing problems.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at a press conference about coronavirus, as journalists sit far apart, in Berlin. German authorities have issued a ban on more than two people meeting outside of their homes, which they believe will be easier to follow than locking people in their homes. The vast majority of people recover from the new coronavirus.

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A 17-year-old who asked not to be named, wears a hazmat suit, gas mask, boots, and gloves as he walks past people holding a sign that says, "you need Jesus" as he and his family from Gaithersburg, Md. walk under cherry blossom trees in full bloom along the tidal basin in Washington. "I'm not worried for me since I'm young," says the 17-year-old, "I'm wearing this in case I come into contact with anyone who is older so that I won't be a threat to them." He plans to wear his protective outfit for coronavirus each time he leaves the house.

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A firefighter sprays disinfectant as a precaution‚ against the coronavirus at the Moshe Dayan Railway Station in Rishon LeTsiyon, Israel.

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Iraqi volunteers spray disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus during a curfew, in a market in Baghdad, Iraq.

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An aerial view of a public bus depot seen in Kyiv, Ukraine. Ukrainian authorities ruled to close public transport starting from Sunday to strengthen anti-coronavirus quarantine measures.

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An elevated highway nearly devoid of traffic cuts into Mexico City. Many countries in Latin America have taken aggressive measures to deal with the new coronavirus such as closing their borders, dock and airports to foreigners. Mexico, by contrast, has so far taken a "business as usual" attitude. The vast majority of people recover from the COVID-19 disease.

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Volunteer workers of Search and Rescue (SAR) with special equipment, disinfect a volunteer after disinfecting a police car at Local Police station to prevent the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, in Pamplona, northern Spain.

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Rev. William A. Mentz, pastor of the Scranton, Pa. based St. Francis and Clare Progressive Catholic Church, wears a mask and gloves while distributing prepackaged communion to the faithful attending mass while sitting in their cars in a parking lot at the Shoppes at Montage in Moosic, Pennsylvania.

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Medic staff wears protective suits and moves a dead body of coronavirus-affected outside an isolation ward in Vadodara.

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People rush with their vehicles rush to petrol pumps to fill tanks during the lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak in Thane, Mumbai.

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Locals buy vegetables and essentials at a market after the announcement of lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Worli in Mumbai.

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A large number of courier parcels accumulate at MGR Central Railway station after trains were cancelled in wake coronavirus pandemic, in Chennai.

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Police personnel stop commuters after the state government enforced lockdown in the city amid coronavirus pandemic, in Hyderabad

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Senior police officials during the lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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Screening of passengers being conducted in the wake of deadly coronavirus amid Janta Curfew, at Delhi airport, in New Delhi.

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Passengers at Anand Vihar Terminal railway station, looking for transport to reach their destination, during Janata curfew in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Delhi. PM Modi proposed a Janata curfew between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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Passengers wear face masks as a precaution against COVID-19 wait to board a train at Anand Vihar Terminal railway station in Delhi. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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Passengers wearing protective masks in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, walk out of NSCBI airport in Kolkata.

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NSCBI airport wears a deserted look during Janata curfew in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata

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In this handout photo provided by ITBP, medics screen evacuees airlifted from Rome, Italy in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, on their arrival at IGI airport in New Delhi.

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A daily wage laborer, returning from Mumbai amid Coronavirus concerns arrives at a railway station in Prayagraj. India is observing a 14-hour “people's curfew” called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to stem the rising coronavirus caseload in the country of 1.3 billion. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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In this handout photo provided by ITBP, evacuees airlifted from Rome, Italy in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, on their arrival at IGI airport, before being sent to a quarantine facility in New Delhi.

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Passengers wear face masks as a precaution against COVID-19 arrive with their luggage at a Howrah Bridge in Kolkata. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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A motor man wearing a mask looks on at a deserted train station in Mumbai. India is Sunday observing a 14-hour "people's curfew" called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to stem the rising coronavirus caseload in the country of 1.3 billion. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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A group of people who returned from abroad are shifted in a bus to a quarantine center in Srinagar. India is observing a 14-hour “people's curfew” called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to stem the rising coronavirus caseload in the country of 1.3 billion. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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A wholesale market wears a deserted look during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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Security personnel stand outside a closed temple during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mathura. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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A Sikh devotee offers prayer at the deserted Golden Temple during 'Janata curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Amritsar. PM Modi proposed a 'Janata curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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Quarantined passengers display the stamps on their hands after being detained by security personnel, during the 'Janta curfew' in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai. PM Modi proposed a 'Janta curfew' between 7 am and 9 pm as part of social distancing to check the spread of the deadly virus. The number of coronavirus cases across the country rose to above 320 on Sunday.

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A notice put up at a barricade reads, India Gate closed due to coronavirus, to prevent mass gathering of tourists and locals amid fear of spread of the virus, at India Gate in New Delhi.

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People wearing protective masks in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Khan market area in New Delhi

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Shoppers wear face masks as a precaution against COVID-19 after buying their supplies from a supermarket in Mumbai.

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Shoppers wear face masks as a precaution against COVID-19 after buying their supplies from a supermarket in Mumbai.

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Passengers board a crowded train amid worldwide coronavirus scare, in Thane. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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A man walks along a deserted railway station following cancellation of trains in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Shimla. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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Passengers wearing masks in the wake of coronavirus pandemic being screened at Jai Prakash Narayan airport, in Patna. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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Highways are free of traffic due to closure by the government to discourage citizens from circulating, in Lima, Peru during a state of emergency decreed by the government to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.

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Peoples wear face masks as a precaution against COVID-19 line up to buy long distance train tickets at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai.

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A child sleeps with her face covered as a precaution against COVID-19 as others wait at a train station in Mumbai.

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Workers prepare a place for an additional building of the new hospital on the outskirts of in Moscow, Russia. Deputy Moscow's mayor Andrei Bochkarev said Saturday that the new facility will be able to accommodate up to 500 patients. Starting from early March, Moscow authorities have been sending people who traveled to countries most affected by the coronavirus epidemic and came back with flu-like symptoms to a new hospital on the outskirts of the city. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough.

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Peoples, some wear face masks as a precaution against COVID-19 line up to buy long distance train tickets at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai

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A Jammu Municipal Corporation health worker sprays disinfectant on auto-rickshaws as a precautionary measure against COVID-19, in Jammu.

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Red Cross volunteers bring food and disinfectants to homeless at Vittorio square in Rome. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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A street vendor selling face masks at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai.

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A deserted look of otherwise crowded Dogra Chowk locality after the district administration ordered closure of shops and suspended public transport till further orders in its effort to check the spread of coronavirus in Jammu. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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A mans walks along a usually busy Fremont Street after casinos were ordered to shut down due to the coronavirus outbreak in Las Vegas.

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Pilgrims offer prayers outside the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti after it was closed for visitors in the wake of novel coronavirus in Ajmer.

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With an empty highway in the background, Liza Mell, 26, and Jean-Marie Landre, 27, both French citizens living in Lima, Peru, walk wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the spread of new coronavirus. Peru is in its sixth day of a government decreed state of emergency amid the presence of COVID-19.

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A deserted view of NH 32 in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Dhanbad. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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This long exposure photo shows an empty street near the Pantheon square, in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron said that for 15 days starting at noon on Tuesday, people will be allowed to leave the place they live only for necessary activities such as shopping for food, going to work or taking a walk. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness, especially in older adults and people with existing health problems.

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Passengers stand near a board showing all cancelled International flights in the wake of coronavirus pandemic at NSCBI airport in Kolkata. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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Passengers wearing protective masks in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, walk out of NSCBI airport in Kolkata. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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Chalked message on a bike trail in Roseville, Calif. A little more than 24 hours after Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an unprecedented stay-at-home order to nearly 40 million residents to help curb the coronavirus spread, most Californians were faced with how to spend two days of free time with strict limits on their freedom.

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Passengers wearing protective face masks wait at a railway station following cancellation of trains in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Jammu. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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Addyson Awbrey runs machinery filling bottles of hand sanitizer at the Prairie Distillery, which has switched from making liquor to making hand sanitizer due to the coronavirus pandemic, in Guthrie, Okla.

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Sadhus walk inside the empty premises of Kamakhya temple in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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A man swims in the normally crowded popular beach Los Corales, in La Guaira, Venezuela. Most people are staying home after nonessential activities were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Commuters wearing face masks in the wake of coronavirus pandemic walk along Connaught Place in New Delhi. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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A security guard walks through a sparsely populated transit hub in the downtown financial district as retail stores remain shuttered due to COVID-19 concerns, in New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced sweeping orders Friday that will severely restrict gatherings of any size for the state's more than 19 million residents and will require workers in nonessential businesses to stay home.

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A BMC Municipal worker fumigates Ballard Estate in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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A person leaves the subway station at the central square Alexanderplatz in Berlin, 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. For some people the new COVID-19 coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, but for some it can cause severe illness including pneumonia.

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Bird's eye view of a deserted Connaught Place in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in New Delhi. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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A woman wearing a protective mask looks at blossoming cherry trees as many people took to the parks largely ignoring recommendations by the authorities to stay indoors in order to limit the spread of the new coronavirus in Bucharest, Romania. Romania is under emergency state from Monday with all public food outlets and socializing venues closed, while people are strongly encouraged to limit movement to strictly essential trips. For some people the new COVID-19 coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, but for some it can cause severe illness including pneumonia.

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Medic officials wear protective suits as they arrive to take a coronavirus suspected passenger, at a railway station in Kozhikode

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Thermal screening of passengers being conducted to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic, at a railway station in Kozhikode.

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A Health Department official uses an infrared thermometers to examine Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad as he arrives to address a press conference in New Delhi

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A small plane flies with a banner 'Stay at Home!' through the air above downtown 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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Workers sanitize the Parliament in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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A convoy of Italian Army trucks is unloaded upon arrival from Bergamo carrying bodies of coronavirus victims to the cemetery of Ferrara, Italy, where they will be cremated. The transfer was made necessary since Bergamo mortuary reached maximum capacity. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness, especially in older adults and people with existing health problems.

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A worker sanitizes the Parliament in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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Workers sanitize the Lok Sabha Speaker's entry gate at Parliament house as a precautionary measure against coronavirus, in New Delhi. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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Workers sanitize the Parliament in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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A medic puts a protective mask on a new-born baby in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at a hospital in Prayagraj.

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Workers sew masks in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at a manufacturing unit in Fatehpur.

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Women officials walk past as workers sanitize the Parliament house as a precautionary measure against coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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A man puts a lock on the entrance gate of a mall as it has been closed by the authorities due to the coronavirus outbreak, in Prayagraj.

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Workers sanitize a pavement in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Thane. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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In this handout photo provided by ITBP, medics sanitize a quarantine facility for COVID-19 at Chhawla in New Delhi. The facility is currently housing evacuees from from Italy, where the hightest mortality rate is being recorded.

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A man wearing a protective mask, stands near closed shops at Sarojini market, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Devotees offer prayers outside a closed gate of a Hanuman Mandir after it was shut for visitors amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus, at Yamuna Bazaar in New Delhi

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People queue outside a large supermarket store, a day after the government unveiled an emergency package aimed at protecting workers' jobs and wages as they face hardship in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, in London. For some people the COVID-19 coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, but for some it causes severe illness.

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In this photo released by Kensington Palace, Britain's Prince William, centre right and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge talk with staff, during a visit to the London Ambulance Service 111 control room in Croydon, South London. The couple met with ambulance staff and 111 call handlers who have been taking NHS 111 calls from the public in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Pope Francis celebrates Mass at his Santa Marta residence at the Vatican. The Vatican says the Catholic church is granting a special lifting of punishment and forgiveness for sins for all those faithful infected with the coronavirus as well as health personnel, family members or others caring for those sick. The Holy See on Friday issued a decree that grants plenary indulgences. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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Security personnel wearing protective face masks outside Kalpana tower, which is under lockdown after Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor tested postive for COVID-19, in Kanpur. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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Health officials screen passengers arriving from Dubai before being sent to hospital in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Indore

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An Assam police constable helps his colleague wear a protective face mask in the wake of coronavirus pandemic during service hours in Guwahati. Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.

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Professors and non-teaching staff fill bottles with sanitizer after making it in a chemistry laboratory of Surendranath College, during an initiative taken in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata

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Police officials wear masks as they patrol during restrictions in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in Bhilwara

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A deserted view of a market in the wake of deadly coronavirus, near a beach in Kanyakumari

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A deserted view of Sri Krishna temple as the temple authorities have curbed the entry of pilgrims in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in Thrissur.

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A man wear a mask and walks past a hoarding on the coronavirus pandemic, in Bikaner.

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A vendor arranges face masks at his stall to sell in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in Prayagraj.

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A deserted view of Ema Market after it was shut due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus, in Imphal.

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An official uses thermal screening device on Health and Family Welfare Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma in the wake of coronavirus pandemic on his arrival at Dibrugarh Airport.

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A deserted view of a market, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jodhpur.

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Less vehicles are seen at five point Park Circus crossing (one of the busiest crossing of the city) in the wake of coronavirus pandemic,in Kolkata.

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Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani interacts with medics regarding coronavirus during his visit at Civil Hospital, in Ahmedabad.

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J&K Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu interacts with medics regarding coronavirus during his visit to different area of Jammu

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Sparse crowd is seen outside the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti after it was closed for visitors in wake of the deadly novel coronavirus, in Ajmer.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a digital press confrerence on coronavirus, in New Delhi. Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia and Health Minister Satyendra Jain are seen.

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In this photo Doctor Matteo Flippini holds a tablet for patient Alessandro Mattinzoli to talk to his relatives via video conference, in the ICU room of the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, northern Italy. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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President Donald Trump listens as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington. From left, Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Pompeo and White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx.

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The Peace Arch stands at the Canada-U.S. border in Surrey, British Columbia. New restrictions in effect at midnight Friday along Canada's shared border with the United States because of the coronavirus focus more on blocking tourists and bargain-hunters than on clearing the way for so-called "essential" travel such as truckers hauling freight, health professionals and others who live on one side and work on the other.

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Italian soldiers patrol as the Duomo gothic cathedral is visible in background, in Milan. Mayors of many towns in Italy are asking for ever more stringent measures on citizens' movements to help contain the surging infections of the coronavirus. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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Quarantine staff members wear face masks and shields as passengers arriving from Germany fill a form at Narita international airport in Narita, near Tokyo. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, centre, Chancellor Rishi Sunak, left and Deputy Chief Medical officer for England Jenny Harries take part in a Coronavirus press conference, in Downing Street, London

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Healthcare workers screen people at a drive-through COVID-19 testing site at the Doris Ison Health Center in Miami.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with Chief Ministers of various states via video conferencing to discuss ongoing efforts towards tackling COVID-19 menace, in New Delhi.

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An official uses thermal screening device on Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan, in the wake of deadly coronavirus, as she arrives at Raj Bhavan, in Hyderabad

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An official uses thermal screening device on Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, in wake of deadly coronavirus outbreak, as he arrives for State Assembly session, in Agartala.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee covers her mouth with a piece of cloth during a press conference on coronavirus, at Nabanna (State Secretariat) in Kolkata

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Boats anchored on the banks during coronavirus outbreak, at Muttukadu, in Chennai.

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Gates of Giant Buddha were closed as a measure to prevent the coronavirus pandemic, in Bodh Gaya.

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Disaster Response Force worker sprays disinfectant as a precaution against a coronavirus outbreak at public places, in Hyderabad.

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A view of deserted Kamakhya temple after it was closed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, Guwahati.

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Members of Muslim community distribute leaflets, containing information how to prevent the spread of coronavirus, after offering Friday prayers at Nakhoda mosque, in Kolkata,

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People wearing protective masks shop at Kendriya Bhandar in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in New Delhi.

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Thermal screening of passengers being conducted in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at a bus stand, in Kozhikode

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People wash their hands to prevent the spread of coronavirus, at south railway station Ernakulam, in Kochi.

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Police personnel wearing protective masks in the wake of coronavirus pandemic stand guard near Charminar during Friday prayers, in Hyderabad.

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Police personnel wearing protective masks in the wake of coronavirus pandemic perform their duty in Kolkata.

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Deserted view of Girgaum Chowpati following COVID 19 outbreak in Mumbai.

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Sparse crowd at a shopping mall, in the wake of deadly coronavirus in New Delhi.

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People wear protective masks to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic walk past the Girgaum Chowpati in Mumbai.

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Commuters wearing maks as measures to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, travel in a tram in Kolkata.

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A Jammu Municipal Corporation health worker fumigates an area as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus at Ranbireshwar temple, in Jammu.

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A man walks outside closed shops during restrictions in Srinagar. Authorities imposed restrictions on second day as a precautionary measures after first case of coronavirus was detected in the Valley.

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Vesselin Mareshki, right, leader of Bulgarian Political party Volya, and an MP from from his party wear protective suits during Parliamentary session in the Bulgarian National Assembly in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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A view of near deserted Jamia Masjid during restrictions in Srinagar.

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A deserted railway station following cancellation of trains in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jammu.

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A deserted view of Mahagun Metro Mall amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad.

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A deserted view of Mahagun Metro Mall amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad.

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People wear protective masks as precaution against coronavirus, outside AIIMS hospital in New Delhi.

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A view of deserted Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra mosque in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ajmer. The virus has infected more than 2,00,000 people worldwide and killed over 10,000.

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A view of deserted Rana Mahal Ghat of River Ganga in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Varanasi.

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A woman wearing a protective mask sits near an near deserted bank of River Ganga in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Varanasi.

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A worker sanitizes a bench as a passenger waits at a railway station following cancellation of trains in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jammu.

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A deserted railway station following cancellation of trains in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Jammu. In India, the number of cases rose to 195 after 22 fresh cases were reported from various parts of the country.

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