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Photos: No trains, metros, buses in wake of Janta Curfew on March 22

Updated on Mar 21, 2020 06:15 PM IST
Migrant workers and their families board an overcrowded passenger train, after government imposed restrictions on public gatherings in attempts to prevent spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai, March 21, 2020. (Prashant Waydande / REUTERS) 7

As India gears up to observe a nationwide Janta Curfew on March 22, travellers are scrambling to get to destinations before restrictions come into effect. Government and private organisations have announced stopping their services to follow a Janta Curfew on Sunday in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to the people of the country to stay at home for a day. The national capital’s lifeline, the Delhi Metro will also shut services on all routes tomorrow.

Photos| COVID-19: Fact versus fiction

Life inside a red zone: Two-year-old Bianca Toniolo does a drawing of a microscopic view of the coronavirus on the 14th day of quarantine at home in San Fiorano, Italy. Social media is awash with myths about how people might stop the new coronavirus or treat infection with COVID-19, the disease this new strain discovered in 2019 causes. Scroll through for some facts to address the fiction. (Marzio Toniolo via REUTERS) 15
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 05:47 PM IST

Photos: A lack of hues in COVID-19 unsettled Tokyo

A pedestrian waits to cross the street in Tokyo’s Harajuku area. People with face masks are now ubiquitous throughout the Japanese capital, overwhelmed by the fear of the novel coronavirus, which is altering daily life and casting doubt over the Summer Olympic Games. (Jae C Hong / AP) 6
Updated on Mar 14, 2020 09:48 PM IST

Photos: Coronavirus spread shuts schools, cinemas

An office worker wearing a protective mask is screened with an infrared thermometer as he enters a building in New Delhi. The Delhi government on Thursday declared coronavirus an epidemic and shut all cinema halls, schools and colleges, except those where exams are on, till March 31. (Prashanth Vishwanathan/ Bloomberg) 8
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 07:40 PM IST
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