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In Pics: Check out these eerie images of city life disrupted by the novel coronavirus

India has extended the nationwide lockdown until May 3 to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Though some of the restrictions are eased in relatively less-affected areas, most of the new measures are targeted at easing pressure on farming and manufacturing sectors. Here is a look at city life that has come to a sudden standstill during the lockdown.
Apr 20, 2020 / 01:38 PM IST
Workers wearing protective dress get ready to bury the dead body of a coronavirus victim.
Workers wearing personal protective gear get ready to bury the dead body of a coronavirus victim. (Image: Shome Basu)
A FATHER AND DAUGHTER WEARING MASKS AS THEY ARE OUT AT A MARKET
A father and daughter wearing protective masks at a market in Delhi. (Image: Shome Basu)
A healthcare worker fixes his personal protective equipment before touching the body of a coronavirus victim.
A healthcare worker fixes his personal protective equipment before touching the body of a coronavirus victim. (Image: Shome Basu)
A PROVISION STORE IN DARIYAGANJ MAINTAINS SOCIAL DISTANCING
A provision store in Dariyaganj maintains social distancing.
A VEGETABLE MARKET IN DELHI
Only a few people are seen at this usually crowded vegetable market in Delhi. (Image: Shome Basu)
FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF A DECEASED AT A BURIAL GROUND IN CENTRAL DELHI
Mourners at a burial ground in central Delhi. (Image: Shome Basu)
GARBAGE COLLECTORS HAVE LITTLE PRECAUTIONS
Many garbage collectors have been working during the lockdown paying no attention to safety instructions. (Image: Shome Basu)
LITTLE SOCIAL DISTANCING OUTSIDE A MILK BOOTH IN OLD DELHI
People queue up at a milk booth. (Image: Shome Basu)
PEOPLE IN MASK OUTSIDE HOSPITAL
People wearing masks outside a hospital. (Image: Shome Basu)
POLICEMAN IN URDU BAZAR IN OLD DELHI SCOLDS A MAN WHO WASNT WEARING A MASK AND WAS OUT AS WEARING MASKS ARE A MANDATORY
A policeman on duty at Urdu Bazar scolds a man for venturing out without a mask. (Image: Shome Basu)
RICKSHAW PULLER WITH NO WORK NOW DEPENDS ON THE COMMUNITY FOOD
Rickshaw pullers without work now depend on community kitchens for food. (Image: Shome Basu)
SOCIAL DISTANCING IS MAINTAINED AS PEOPLE STAND INSIDE THESE MARKED CIRCLES TO AVOID CONTACTS
A man stands in a marked circle to maintain social distance as he waits outside a shop. (Image: Shome Basu)
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first published: Apr 20, 2020 01:38 pm

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