India ‘cautiously’ opens up even as virus cases rise

India ‘cautiously’ opens up even as virus cases rise

September 25, 2020 qwmzqibw 0

first_imgIndia on Monday climbed to the seventh spot in countries worst hit by the virus, passing Germany and France, as its confirmed cases rose to more than 190,000, including over 5,400 deaths. (AP) Businesses and shops reopened in many states and the railways announced 200 more special passenger trains. Some states also opened their borders, allowing vehicular traffic. The coastal state of Maharashtra, home to the financial hub of Mumbai and Bollywood, allowed the resumption of film production with some restrictions in place. In New Delhi, the capital, authorities announced the reopening of all industries and salons, while keeping the borders sealed until June 8 to try to prevent a spike in new virus cases. But as India eases more restrictions, it continues to report a rise in infections.center_img NEW DELHI – More states opened up and crowds of commuters trickled onto the roads in many of India’s cities on Monday as a three-phase plan to lift the nationwide coronavirus lockdown began despite an upward trend in new infections. A woman shops for clothes at the Janpath market in New Delhi, India, Monday, June 1, 2020. APlast_img

 

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