coronavirus in India

A health worker holds a mock Covid-19 vaccine syringes during a dry run of Covid-19 vaccination at a government hospital in Jammu, India, 02 January 2021. Photo: EPA
03 January 2021
India on Saturday staged nationwide drills to start one of the world's biggest...
Vehicles commute as the city is engulfed in heavy smog, in New Delhi, India, 09 November 2020. Photo: EPA
21 November 2020
India's coronavirus caseload passed nine million on Friday, as hospitals in the capital...
A photograph taken with slow shutter speed shows people crowding a shopping market on the eve of Diwali festival in New Delhi, India, 13 November 2020. Photo: EPA
15 November 2020
Fear of the coronavirus, mixed with chronic pollution, has spoiled the party for hundreds...
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 7, 2020, a researcher holds a sheet with paper strip samples for Covid-19 coronavirus tests developed by the CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB) which could give results at a similar speed of pregnancy tests, at a laboratory of the IGIB in New Delhi. Photo: AFP
21 October 2020
A fast and cheap paper-based coronavirus test will soon be available across India, with...
Stubble burning after harvesting paddy crops is blamed for much of the pollution that regularly cloaks New Delhi (Photo: AFP)
06 October 2020
New Delhi unveiled a slew of plans Monday aimed at reducing the Indian capital's annual...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers a speech at a public rally after the inauguration the 'Atal tunnel', at Solang Nala area, about 14km from Manali, India, 03 October 2020. Photo: EPA
04 October 2020
Deaths from the novel coronavirus in India passed 100,000 on Saturday, official data...
Cinemas like this one in Mumbai have been closed in movie-obsessed India for months, but the government now says they can reopen at 50 percent capacity (Photo: AFP)
01 October 2020
Schools, cinemas and swimming pools will be allowed to reopen in India after a months-...
An Indian medical official collects a swab sample for a coronavirus and COVID-19 disease test at government medical college hospital in Jammu, India, 29 September 2020. Photo: EPA
30 September 2020
More than 60 million people in India -- 10 times the official figure -- could have...
A man is tested for coronavirus in Ghaziabad, India (Photo: AFP)
28 September 2020
India reported its six millionth coronavirus case on Monday as it surged closer to the...
 Indian people wait in a queue for COVID-19 detection tests at a government hospital in Jammu, India, 22 September 2020. Photo: EPA
26 September 2020
Quarantined coronavirus patients in the Indian state of Bihar will be allowed to vote in...
India has reported some of the highest daily case jumps in the world recently (Photo: AFP)
17 September 2020
Coronavirus infections in India soared past five million on Wednesday, as the EU's chief...
(FILES) This file photo taken on September 8, 2007 shows the sea off the rocky base at Port Blair in the Andamans. Ten members of India's dwindling Great Andamanese tribe have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said on August 27, fuelling concerns about the safety of the group and other indigenous people in the remote archipelago. Photo: Deshakalyan Chowdhury/AFP
27 August 2020
Ten members of India's dwindling Great Andamanese tribe have tested positive for the...

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