PHOTOS Life in India under lockdown to battle COVID-19

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Life in India under lockdown to battle COVID-19

Xinhua

08:17, March 29, 2020

A note of "PLEASE KEEP DISTANCE" is seen at a pharmacy in Agartala, India's northeast state of Tripura, on March 28, 2020. The Indian government began a 21-day lockdown across the country Wednesday in a bid to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photos: Xinhua)

People wait for their turn to buy medicine in the circles marked on the ground outside a pharmacy in Agartala, India's northeast state of Tripura, on March 28, 2020. The Indian government began a 21-day lockdown across the country Wednesday in a bid to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

People wait for their turn to buy medicine in the circles marked on the ground outside a pharmacy in Agartala, India's northeast state of Tripura, on March 28, 2020. The Indian government began a 21-day lockdown across the country Wednesday in a bid to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

People keep a distance as they purchase vegetables at a market in Guwahati, India, March 28, 2020. The Indian government began a 21-day lockdown across the country Wednesday in a bid to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

People line up while keeping a distance as they purchase vegetables at a market in Guwahati, India, March 28, 2020. The Indian government began a 21-day lockdown across the country Wednesday in a bid to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Photo taken on March 28, 2020 shows an almost empty street in Kathmandu, Nepal. Nepali government has imposed the weeklong lockdown starting from Tuesday to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

Policemen stand guard at a temporary checkpoint on a road in Kathmandu, Nepal, on March 28, 2020. Nepali government has imposed the weeklong lockdown starting from Tuesday to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

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