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Over 1 million cases: India joins grim coronavirus club

Relatives and health workers unload the body of a man who died due to the coronavirus at a crematorium in New Delhi. India has become the third country in the world to record more than one million cases of the coronavirus, behind only the United States and Brazil, as infections spread further into the countryside and smaller towns.   
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Relatives and health workers unload the body of a man who died due to the coronavirus at a crematorium in New Delhi. India has become the third country in the world to record more than one million cases of the coronavirus, behind only the United...more

Relatives and health workers unload the body of a man who died due to the coronavirus at a crematorium in New Delhi. India has become the third country in the world to record more than one million cases of the coronavirus, behind only the United States and Brazil, as infections spread further into the countryside and smaller towns. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Medical workers pull a stretcher with a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital, in New Delhi, July 17. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Medical workers pull a stretcher with a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital, in New Delhi, July 17. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Medical workers pull a stretcher with a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital, in New Delhi, July 17. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A patient suffering from the coronavirus inside the Intensive Care Unit at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital, in New Delhi, July 17. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A patient suffering from the coronavirus inside the Intensive Care Unit at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital, in New Delhi, July 17. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A patient suffering from the coronavirus inside the Intensive Care Unit at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital, in New Delhi, July 17. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A patient suffering from the coronavirus inside a ward at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital in New Delhi, July 17. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A patient suffering from the coronavirus inside a ward at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital in New Delhi, July 17. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A patient suffering from the coronavirus inside a ward at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital in New Delhi, July 17. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Devotees sit around the pyre as they perform last rites of Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj, head priest of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, who died due to the coronavirus, at the Smruti Temple premises in Ahmedabad, India, July 16.  REUTERS/Amit Dave

Devotees sit around the pyre as they perform last rites of Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj, head priest of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, who died due to the coronavirus, at the Smruti Temple premises in Ahmedabad, India, July...more

Devotees sit around the pyre as they perform last rites of Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj, head priest of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, who died due to the coronavirus, at the Smruti Temple premises in Ahmedabad, India, July 16. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Health workers check the temperature of a resident at a housing society in Mumbai, July 17. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Health workers check the temperature of a resident at a housing society in Mumbai, July 17. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Health workers check the temperature of a resident at a housing society in Mumbai, July 17. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A boy reacts as a healthcare worker takes a swab from him for a rapid antigen test at a checkpoint on a national highway in Ahmedabad, July 13. REUTERS/Amit Dave  

A boy reacts as a healthcare worker takes a swab from him for a rapid antigen test at a checkpoint on a national highway in Ahmedabad, July 13. REUTERS/Amit Dave  

A boy reacts as a healthcare worker takes a swab from him for a rapid antigen test at a checkpoint on a national highway in Ahmedabad, July 13. REUTERS/Amit Dave  
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Relatives pray before the cremation of a woman who died due to the coronavirus at a crematorium in New Delhi, July 8.   REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui  

Relatives pray before the cremation of a woman who died due to the coronavirus at a crematorium in New Delhi, July 8. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui  

Relatives pray before the cremation of a woman who died due to the coronavirus at a crematorium in New Delhi, July 8. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui  
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The body of a man who died due to the coronavirus is seen on a pyre at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, July 5. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi  

The body of a man who died due to the coronavirus is seen on a pyre at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, July 5. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi  

The body of a man who died due to the coronavirus is seen on a pyre at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, July 5. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi  
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A girl reacts as a healthcare worker, sitting inside an ambulance, takes a swab from her to test for the coronavirus in Kolkata, India, July 3. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri  

A girl reacts as a healthcare worker, sitting inside an ambulance, takes a swab from her to test for the coronavirus in Kolkata, India, July 3. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri  

A girl reacts as a healthcare worker, sitting inside an ambulance, takes a swab from her to test for the coronavirus in Kolkata, India, July 3. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri  
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A woman reacts as a healthcare worker takes a swab from her to test for the coronavirus in Kolkata, India, July 1. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A woman reacts as a healthcare worker takes a swab from her to test for the coronavirus in Kolkata, India, July 1. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A woman reacts as a healthcare worker takes a swab from her to test for the coronavirus in Kolkata, India, July 1. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Health workers carry the body of a person who who died due to the coronavirus at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, June 24. 

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Health workers carry the body of a person who who died due to the coronavirus at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, June 24. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis    

Health workers carry the body of a person who who died due to the coronavirus at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, June 24. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis    
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A volunteer walks past disposable beds made out of cardboard at the campus of Radha Soami Satsang Beas, a spiritual organization where a coronavirus care cent heras been constructed, in New Delhi, India, June 26.   REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A volunteer walks past disposable beds made out of cardboard at the campus of Radha Soami Satsang Beas, a spiritual organization where a coronavirus care cent heras been constructed, in New Delhi, India, June 26. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A volunteer walks past disposable beds made out of cardboard at the campus of Radha Soami Satsang Beas, a spiritual organization where a coronavirus care cent heras been constructed, in New Delhi, India, June 26. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A woman watches as healthcare workers check the temperature of residents of a slum in Mumbai, India June 17. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas  

A woman watches as healthcare workers check the temperature of residents of a slum in Mumbai, India June 17. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas  

A woman watches as healthcare workers check the temperature of residents of a slum in Mumbai, India June 17. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas  
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Muslim boys read the and pray next to the grave of a relative who died from the coronavirus, in New Delhi, India, June 28. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Muslim boys read the and pray next to the grave of a relative who died from the coronavirus, in New Delhi, India, June 28. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Muslim boys read the and pray next to the grave of a relative who died from the coronavirus, in New Delhi, India, June 28. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A Hindu devotee reacts after the cancellation of the annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Kolkata, India, June 23. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri  

A Hindu devotee reacts after the cancellation of the annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Kolkata, India, June 23. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri  

A Hindu devotee reacts after the cancellation of the annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Kolkata, India, June 23. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri  
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Health workers carry the body of a man who died due to the coronavirus at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, June 4. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi    

Health workers carry the body of a man who died due to the coronavirus at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, June 4. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi    

Health workers carry the body of a man who died due to the coronavirus at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, June 4. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi    
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Medical workers take care of a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the Intensive Care Unit of the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, May 28. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui  

Medical workers take care of a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the Intensive Care Unit of the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, May 28. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui  

Medical workers take care of a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the Intensive Care Unit of the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, May 28. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui  
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A medical worker collects a sample from a woman at a school turned into a coronavirus test center in New Delhi, June 22. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A medical worker collects a sample from a woman at a school turned into a coronavirus test center in New Delhi, June 22. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A medical worker collects a sample from a woman at a school turned into a coronavirus test center in New Delhi, June 22. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A healthcare worker waits to test residents during a medical campaign at a slum area in Mumbai, India, June 30. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas  

A healthcare worker waits to test residents during a medical campaign at a slum area in Mumbai, India, June 30. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas  

A healthcare worker waits to test residents during a medical campaign at a slum area in Mumbai, India, June 30. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas  
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Relatives prepare the pyre for the cremation of a person who died due to the coronavirus at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, June 3. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Relatives prepare the pyre for the cremation of a person who died due to the coronavirus at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, June 3. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Relatives prepare the pyre for the cremation of a person who died due to the coronavirus at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, June 3. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A healthcare worker walks in an alley of a slum area in Mumbai, India June 27. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas  

A healthcare worker walks in an alley of a slum area in Mumbai, India June 27. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas  

A healthcare worker walks in an alley of a slum area in Mumbai, India June 27. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas  
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A health worker collects a sample using a swab from a person at a local health center to conduct tests for the coronavirus in New Delhi, India June 27.   REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A health worker collects a sample using a swab from a person at a local health center to conduct tests for the coronavirus in New Delhi, India June 27. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A health worker collects a sample using a swab from a person at a local health center to conduct tests for the coronavirus in New Delhi, India June 27. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man is consoled by his relatives as he sees the body of his father who died from the coronavirus before his burial  in New Delhi, India, June 8.    REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui  

A man is consoled by his relatives as he sees the body of his father who died from the coronavirus before his burial in New Delhi, India, June 8. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui  

A man is consoled by his relatives as he sees the body of his father who died from the coronavirus before his burial in New Delhi, India, June 8. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui  
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A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past graffiti in Mumbai, India, June 12. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani

A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past graffiti in Mumbai, India, June 12. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani

A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past graffiti in Mumbai, India, June 12. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani
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Muslim men offer a funeral prayer for a man who died from the coronavirus in New Delhi, India, June 4.   REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Muslim men offer a funeral prayer for a man who died from the coronavirus in New Delhi, India, June 4. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Muslim men offer a funeral prayer for a man who died from the coronavirus in New Delhi, India, June 4. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Mohammad Aamir Khan, an ambulance driver, changes his personal protective equipment as a woman who died of the coronavirus is cremated, in New Delhi, India, June 11.  
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Mohammad Aamir Khan, an ambulance driver, changes his personal protective equipment as a woman who died of the coronavirus is cremated, in New Delhi, India, June 11. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Mohammad Aamir Khan, an ambulance driver, changes his personal protective equipment as a woman who died of the coronavirus is cremated, in New Delhi, India, June 11. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Volunteers carry the body of a coronavirus victim at a graveyard in Mumbai, India, June, 1.   REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Volunteers carry the body of a coronavirus victim at a graveyard in Mumbai, India, June, 1. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Volunteers carry the body of a coronavirus victim at a graveyard in Mumbai, India, June, 1. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A patient suffering from the coronavirus prays at the emergency ward of Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, May 28.  
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A patient suffering from the coronavirus prays at the emergency ward of Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, May 28. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A patient suffering from the coronavirus prays at the emergency ward of Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, May 28. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Healthcare workers speak to the residents of a slum during a check-up in Mumbai, India, June 14. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Healthcare workers speak to the residents of a slum during a check-up in Mumbai, India, June 14. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Healthcare workers speak to the residents of a slum during a check-up in Mumbai, India, June 14. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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