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A sign pasted on a security barricade is seen after the India Gate war memorial was closed for visitors amid measures for coronavirus prevention in New Delhi, India, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A sign pasted on a security barricade is seen after the India Gate war memorial was closed for visitors amid measures for coronavirus prevention in New Delhi, India, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A sign pasted on a security barricade is seen after the India Gate war memorial was closed for visitors amid measures for coronavirus prevention in New Delhi, India, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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People watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation amid concerns about the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on TV screens inside a showroom in Ahmedabad, India, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation amid concerns about the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on TV screens inside a showroom in Ahmedabad, India, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation amid concerns about the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on TV screens inside a showroom in Ahmedabad, India, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A deserted amusement park is seen after government imposed restrictions on public gatherings in attempt to prevent spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Gurugram, India, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A deserted amusement park is seen after government imposed restrictions on public gatherings in attempt to prevent spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Gurugram, India, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A deserted amusement park is seen after government imposed restrictions on public gatherings in attempt to prevent spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Gurugram, India, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A municipal worker wearing a protective suit disinfects the shrine of Sufi Saint Khawaja Naqashband as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Srinagar March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A municipal worker wearing a protective suit disinfects the shrine of Sufi Saint Khawaja Naqashband as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Srinagar March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A municipal worker wearing a protective suit disinfects the shrine of Sufi Saint Khawaja Naqashband as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Srinagar March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Cars move along the nearly empty Bandra-Worli sea link over the Arabian Sea after government imposed restrictions on public gatherings in attempts to prevent spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Mumbai, India, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

Cars move along the nearly empty Bandra-Worli sea link over the Arabian Sea after government imposed restrictions on public gatherings in attempts to prevent spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Mumbai, India, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Prashant...more

Cars move along the nearly empty Bandra-Worli sea link over the Arabian Sea after government imposed restrictions on public gatherings in attempts to prevent spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Mumbai, India, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande
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Workers carry mattresses to set up a quarantine facility amid concerns about the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Howrah on the outskirts of Kolkata, India March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Workers carry mattresses to set up a quarantine facility amid concerns about the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Howrah on the outskirts of Kolkata, India March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Workers carry mattresses to set up a quarantine facility amid concerns about the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Howrah on the outskirts of Kolkata, India March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Members of a medic team wearing protective suits give information to the residents about coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during an awareness campaign in Srinagar March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Members of a medic team wearing protective suits give information to the residents about coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during an awareness campaign in Srinagar March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Members of a medic team wearing protective suits give information to the residents about coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during an awareness campaign in Srinagar March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Commuters wearing protective masks as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), travel in a crowded bus during evening rush hour, in New Delhi, India, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Commuters wearing protective masks as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), travel in a crowded bus during evening rush hour, in New Delhi, India, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Commuters wearing protective masks as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), travel in a crowded bus during evening rush hour, in New Delhi, India, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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The deserted Girgaon Chowpatty beach is seen empty after the Maharashtra state government banned public gatherings to avoid the spreading of the coronavirus, in Mumbai, India, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

The deserted Girgaon Chowpatty beach is seen empty after the Maharashtra state government banned public gatherings to avoid the spreading of the coronavirus, in Mumbai, India, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

The deserted Girgaon Chowpatty beach is seen empty after the Maharashtra state government banned public gatherings to avoid the spreading of the coronavirus, in Mumbai, India, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A combo picture shows the historic Red Fort September 29, 2016 and after the government tightened up measures for coronavirus prevention, in old quarters of Delhi, India, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A combo picture shows the historic Red Fort September 29, 2016 and after the government tightened up measures for coronavirus prevention, in old quarters of Delhi, India, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A combo picture shows the historic Red Fort September 29, 2016 and after the government tightened up measures for coronavirus prevention, in old quarters of Delhi, India, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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An empty swing is seen after a fair was called off after the government banned public gatherings to avoid the spreading of the coronavirus, in old quarters of Delhi, India, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

An empty swing is seen after a fair was called off after the government banned public gatherings to avoid the spreading of the coronavirus, in old quarters of Delhi, India, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

An empty swing is seen after a fair was called off after the government banned public gatherings to avoid the spreading of the coronavirus, in old quarters of Delhi, India, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A worker disinfects an autorickshaw as part of a preventive measure against coronavirus, in New Delhi, India, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A worker disinfects an autorickshaw as part of a preventive measure against coronavirus, in New Delhi, India, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A worker disinfects an autorickshaw as part of a preventive measure against coronavirus, in New Delhi, India, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A teacher takes an online class for his students inside a private school after Gujarat government ordered the closure of schools and colleges across the state amid coronavirus fears, in Ahmedabad, India, March 17,2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A teacher takes an online class for his students inside a private school after Gujarat government ordered the closure of schools and colleges across the state amid coronavirus fears, in Ahmedabad, India, March 17,2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A teacher takes an online class for his students inside a private school after Gujarat government ordered the closure of schools and colleges across the state amid coronavirus fears, in Ahmedabad, India, March 17,2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A private security guard checks the body temperature of a customer outside a Starbucks coffee shop, as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi, India, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A private security guard checks the body temperature of a customer outside a Starbucks coffee shop, as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi, India, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A private security guard checks the body temperature of a customer outside a Starbucks coffee shop, as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi, India, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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